TABLE 1

Patient and Physician Demographic Characteristics

CharacteristicPatients, % (n = 305)
Age, years
 <4022
 40–4917
 50–5922
 ≥6039
Sex
 Male43
 Female57
Race/ethnicity
 White77
 Black8
 Hispanic14
 Asian1
Metro type
 Urban34
 Suburban41
 Rural25
U.S. geographic region
 Northeast16
 Midwest23
 South44
 West17
Insurance (multi-response)
 Private/employer41
 Private/self-paid11
 Medicare41
 Medicaid16
 Veterans6
 No insurance4
 Other2
CharacteristicPhysicians, % (n = 240)
Specialty
 PCP (n = 160)67
 Endocrinologist (n = 80)33
Practice years post-residency
 2–1028
 11–2044
 21–3528
Practice setting
 Office-based practice or clinic45
 Private group practice46
 Private independent practice10
Metro type
 Urban33
 Suburban50
 Rural17