Table 1.

Demographics and practice characteristics of respondents to the survey (n=133)

VariableNumberPercentage
Note: Percentages may not total 100% because of rounding. The number of responses to individual items varied.
Age
    20–292015.5%
    30–399876.0%
    40–4997.0%
    50–5921.6%
    ≥6000
Years in Practice
    0–56045.1%
    6–106548.9%
    11–1586.0%
Work Status
    Associate4433.3%
    Owner5138.6%
    Co-owner2418.2%
    Faculty129.1%
    Other10.8%
Years at Practice
    0–23929.5%
    3–44735.6%
    5–62317.4%
    7–8107.6%
    9–10139.8%
Number of Operatories
    232.3%
    32216.9%
    41410.8%
    52620.0%
    6118.5%
    7 or more5441.5%
Employees
    0–253.8%
    3 or 42720.8%
    5 or 61511.5%
    7 or more8363.8%
Practice Income
    ≤$100K43.6%
    $101–200K108.9%
    $201–300K108.9%
    ≥$301K8878.6%
Personal Income
    ≤$100K2519.4%
    $101–200K6449.6%
    $201–300K2116.3%
    ≥$301K1914.7%
Specialist
    Yes2115.9%
    No11184.1%