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Table 2 Respondent Characteristics

From: Implementation of mandatory opioid prescribing limits in North Carolina: healthcare administrator and prescriber perspectives

Characteristics Administrators Prescribers
Respondents (#) 14 38
Education
 Physician 9 21
 Physician Assistant 0 15
 Nursea 4 2
 Pharmacist 1 0
 Otherb 5 0
Specialtyc
Internal Medicine 4 11
Family Medicine 4 9
General Surgery 0 3
OB/GYN 0 2
Emergency Medicine 0 7
Psychiatry 1 1
Orthopedics 0 3
Otolaryngology (ENT) 0 1
Neurology 0 1
Anesthesia 1 0
Region
Central/South Central 8 20
Eastern 3 5
Western/Northwestern 3 13
  1. aNurse includes BSN, MSN, and DNP
  2. bMultiple degrees may be held including PhD, non-clinical public health degrees
  3. cSpecialties are included only for those administrators with physician training