TABLE 1

Provider/Practice Demographics (N = 123)

Replies Received, nResults
Location123
 California68 (55.3)
 Florida55 (44.7)
Years in practice11618.6 ± 11.3 (1.0, 45.0)
Type of practice119
 Solo24 (20.2)
 Multispecialty group42 (35.3)
 Single-specialty group27 (22.7)
 Hospital (or hospital system–owned)13 (10.9)
 Other13 (10.9)
Multiple site locations12153 (43.8)
Number of providers at primary site117
 1–317 (14.5)
 4–1041 (35.0)
 11–2019 (16.2)
 ≥2140 (34.2)
Mean number of patients seen per week117391 ± 604 (8.0, 5,000.00)
Median number of patients with diabetes seen
 Patients 0–21 years of age with type 1 diabetes1022.0 (0.0, 10.0)
 Patients 0–21 years of age with type 2 diabetes1002.0 (0.0, 10.0)
 Patients >21 years of age with type 1 diabetes9715.0 (2.0, 50.0)
 Patients >21 years of age with type 2 diabetes99200.0 (85.0, 600.0)
Percentage of practice pediatric patients (<21 years of age)11826.2 ± 29.8 (0.0, 100.0)
Average percentage distribution of insurance payer type*119
 Private30.7 ± 25.6 (0.0, 90.0)
 Public (Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program)33.1 ± 27.4 (0.0, 100.0)
 Public, >65 years of age25.0 ± 19.8 (0.0, 80.0)
 Self-pay6.3 ± 7.2 (0.0, 60.0)
 No insurance7.3 ± 13.8 (0.0, 95.0)
 Other5.1 ± 18.0 (0.0, 100.0)
Practices currently participating in a telemedicine program12133 (27.3)
Distance from practice location to pediatric endocrinologist, miles8542.8 ± 57.4 (0.0, 350.0)
Distance from practice location to adult endocrinologist, miles8523.8 ± 30.8 (0.0, 200.0)
  • Data are mean ± SD (minimum, maximum), n (%), or median (interquartile range).

  • * Participants left blank insurance types that were not used in their clinic; thus, each individual insurance type has a different n. Of the 123 participants, only 8 had total distributions that did not sum across the six insurance types to 100% (total percentages for those eight respondents were 95, 95, 96, 102, 105, 110, 110, and 115%). Four respondents did not answer at all, so a total of 119 practices reported the insurance distribution of their clinic.

  • One respondent reported on six clinics with a total of 800 providers who saw a total of 71,000 patients/week. This outlier observation was excluded from subsequent results marked with † because of its extreme impact.