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Table 1 Patient and provider baseline characteristics

From: Perceptions of patients and providers on myocardial perfusion imaging for asymptomatic patients, choosing wisely, and professional liability

  Total   Total
Patients n = 342 Providers n = 114
Gender (male) 232 (68%) Professional Training  
Age 61 ± 14 MD/DO 99 (87%)
Prior myocardial infarction 62 (18%) ARNP/PA 15 (13%)
Prior PCI 56 (16%)   
Prior CABG 48 (14%) Level of Experience  
Diabetes 126 (37%) In training 48 (42%)
High blood pressure 236 (69%) <5 years 20 (17.5%)
High cholesterol 180 (53%) 5–15 years 23 (20%)
Education (all responses)   >15 years 23 (20%)
Did not finish high school 19 (6%)   
Finished high school 87 (26%) Primary specialty  
Some college classes 118 (35%) Primary Care 43 (38%)
Graduated college 69 (20%) Hospital Medicine 26 (23%)
Graduate or professional school 44 (13%) Cardiology 40 (35%)
   Other 5 (4%)
   Primary workplace  
   Academic 71 (62%)
   VA 31 (27%)
   Private 9 (7%)
   Other academic 3 (3%)