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Table 1 Characteristics of 345 Rheumatologists Responding

From: What rheumatologists in the United States think of complementary and alternative medicine: results of a national survey

Characteristica Valueb
Mean (range) age, y 52 (28-65)
Female sex 80 (23)
Race (n = 333)  
   Asian 30 (9)
   Black 3 (1)
   White 296 (89)
   Other 4 (1)
Practice Setting (n = 342)  
   Solo 97 (28)
   Group 157 (46)
   Institutional 11 (3)
   Academic 68 (20)
   Other 9 (3)
Region  
   Northeast 140 (41)
   South 136 (39)
   Midwest 41 (12)
   West 28 (8)
Place of Birth (n = 332)  
   North America 272 (82)
   Other 60 (18)
  1. a No. of respondents answering the question is indicated if less than 345.
  2. b No. of respondents (%) unless otherwise indicated.