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Table 4 Comparison of primary physicians by implementation group

From: Which factors affect the implementation of geriatric recommendations by primary care physicians?

Physician characteristics Q1- Implementation 0–24% (N = 124) Q2- Implementation 25–49% (N = 103) Q3- Implementation 50–74% (N = 143) Q4- Implementation 75–100% (N = 118) All (N = 488) P* P**
N % N % N % N % N %   
Gender Male 35 28.2 20 19.4 30 21.0 29 24.6 114 23.4 0.38 0.56
  Female 89 71.8 83 80.6 113 79.0 89 75.4 374 76.6
   124   103   143   118   488  
Experience (years) Mean ± SD 14.2 ± 7.0 14.1 ± 6.1 14.3 ± 6.6 14.5 ± 6.6 14.3 ± 6.6 0.81 0.69
Range 2–39 2–35 2–36 3–37 2–39
   123 (mis = 1) 100 (mis = 3) 138 (mis = 5) 111 (mis = 7) 472 (mis = 16)
Specialty Family Medicine 91 73.4 72 69.9 101 70.6 79 66.9 343 70.3 0.52 0.3
  General Medicine 11 8.9 18 17.5 21 14.7 18 15.3 68 13.9
  No specialization 22 17.7 13 12.6 21 14.7 21 17.8 77 15.8
   124   103   143   118   488  
  1. P* among all Q groups, P**between Q1/Q4