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Table 2 Descriptive Characteristics of Primary Care Providers by Participant Status, N = 583

From: Primary care provider perceptions of intake transition records and shared care with outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programs

Characteristic Participants (%) Non-Participants (%)
  Interviewed
N = 66
Total
N = 144
p Declined
N = 330
p*
Sex, Male 35 (53.0) 80 (55.6) 0.62 240 (72.7) < 0.001
Location of Medical School    0.33   0.14
   Ontario 50 (78.1) 102 (72.3)   223 (67.8)  
   Canada, non-Ontario 8 (12.5) 20 (14.2)   37 (11.2)  
   Outside Canada 6 (9.4) 19 (13.5)   69 (21.0)  
Year of Graduation From Medical School (Mean ± SD) 1984 ± 10.74 1986 ± 10.25 0.03 1982 ± 10.85 0.001
Previous Satisfaction with CR Transition records† (Mean ± SD) 3.68 ± 1.15 3.51 ± 1.20 0.16 - -
  1. Three PCPs are nurse-practitioners. The majority of ineligible PCPs were ineligible due to duplication, and therefore their characteristics are not shown.
  2. *test for significant differences between total participating PCPs and declining PCPs.
  3. † Scores range from 1-5, with higher scores denoting greater satisfaction.