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Table 1 Demographic of primary care physicians (PCPs) and rheumatologists that participated in the nominal groups

From: Views of primary care physicians and rheumatologists regarding screening and treatment of hyperlipidemia among patients with rheumatoid arthritis

CharacteristicRheumatologista
N = 25
PCPb
N = 20
Age, N (%)
 > 50 years14 (56)5 (25)
Sex, N (%)
 Male10 (40)12 (60)
Race/Ethnicity, N (%)
 White16 (64)12 (60)
 Non-White9 (36)8 (40)
Geographic Region, N (%)
 Northeast13 (48)10 (50)
 Midwest3 (11)2 (10)
 South8 (30)8 (40)
 West3 (11)0 (0)
Is screening for hyperlipidemia your responsibility? Na (%)
 Yes9 (36)20 (100)
 No12 (48)0 (0)
 Uncertain4 (16)0 (0)
  1. aTwo rheumatologists did not complete the demographic survey
  2. bFour PCP were family medicine, 16 general internal medicine