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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics on Control Variables, Age Through Foreign Medical School Graduate

From: Physician career satisfaction within specialties

Variable/Description Frequency Percent Mean satisfaction score p-values for uni-variable regression model F-test
Entire Sample 6,590 100.0 0.28  
age <35 388 5.9 0.37 0.1223 for 6 age groups
age 35 to 44 2026 30.7 0.30  
age 45 to 54 2256 34.2 0.23  
age 55 to 64 1357 20.6 0.31  
age 65 to 74 448 6.8 0.34  
age 75+ 115 1.7 0.31  
White non-Hispanic 4850 73.6 0.30 0.0001 for 5 race categories
African-American non-Hispanic 275 4.2 0.13  
Hispanic all races 338 5.1 0.23  
all other, non-Hispanic 858 13.0 0.29  
missing race 269 4.1 0.08  
gender male 4746 72.0 0.29 0.5216 for 2 genders
gender female 1844 28.0 0.27  
New England 531 8.1 0.25 0.0220 for 9 regions
Middle Atlantic 1005 15.3 0.23  
East North Central 1095 16.6 0.30  
West North Central 220 3.3 0.39  
South Atlantic 1400 21.2 0.24  
East South Central 243 3.7 0.43  
West South Central 698 10.6 0.32  
Mountain 414 6.3 0.29  
Pacific 984 14.9 0.29  
rural/town 815 12.4 0.30 0.6307
board certified 6001 91.1 0.29 0.0244
foreign medical school graduate 1343 20.4 0.23 0.1003