Table 1

Sample characteristics (n = 418)

CharacteristicItem NMean ± SD or %
Male40057
Race403
 White/Caucasian79
 Black/African American1
 Asian/Pacific Islander17
 Other3
Age405
 ≤45 years41
 46–64 years48
 ≥65 years11
Years in practice404
 ≤10 years37
 11–20 years28
 ≥21 years35
U.S. Census region of practice403
 Northeast30
 South30
 Midwest23
 West17
Practice setting416
 Urban51
 Suburban40
 Rural9
Practice type415
 Academic medical center42
 Community hospital9
 Large group practice27
 Small group practice12
 Solo practice10
Patient panel with type 1 diabetes, mean ± SD41322 ± 17
Patient panel with type 2 diabetes, mean ± SD39354 ± 22
Number of patients with type 1 diabetes 18–30 years of age in physician panel415
 5–2540
 26–5029
 51–10017
 >10014
Report of typical diabetes return visit length404
 ≤15 min22
 20 min39
 25–30 min36
 >30 min3