TABLE 4

Characteristics of Self-Reported Med-Peds Hospitalists Versus Nonhospitalists and Self-Reported Exclusively Hospitalists Versus Self-Reported Hospitalists and PCPs

Hospitalists Versus Nonhospitalist Med-Peds PhysiciansaPbExclusively Hospitalist Versus Hospitalist and PCPaPb
Female gender134/272 (49.3%) vs 412/891 (46.2%)P = .40563/136 (46.3%) vs 74/135 (54.8%)P = .182
Is a self-reported PCP138/277 (49.8%) vs 689/899 (76.6%)P ≤ .001N/AN/A
Is subspecialty boarded22/290 (7.6%) vs 229/926 (24.7%)P ≤ .00114/135 (10.4%) vs 5/136 (3.7%)P = .034
Trained in the last 10 y169/271 (62.4%) vs 438/887 (49.4%)P ≤ .00194/135 (69.6%) vs 74/135 (54.8%)P = .017
Is satisfied that training prepared them for dual fields250/277 (90.3%) vs 843/899 (93.8%)P = .059126/139 (90.6%) vs 123/137 (89.8%)P = .842
Believes there is a positive salary effect of dual training113/276 (40.9%) vs 347/894 (38.8%)P = .14956/138 (40.6%) vs 57/137 (41.6%)P = .948
Works <50 h per week105/276 (38%) vs 450/893 (50.4%)P ≤ .00155/137 (40.1%) vs 50/138 (36.2%)P = .536
Sees only pediatric patients11/229 (4.8%) vs 17/825 (2.1%)P = .0346/106 (5.7%) vs 5/122 (4.1%)P = .76
Sees only adult patients27/229 (11.8%) vs 29/825 (3.5%)P ≤ .00114/106 (13.2%) vs 13/122 (10.7%)P = .682
Would train again in med-peds228/271 (84.1%) vs 762/890 (85.6%)P = .557117/137 (85.4%) vs 111/134 (82.8%)P = .620
Is satisfied with work–life balance202/276 (73.2%) vs 664/898 (73.9%)P = .815102/139 (73.4%) vs 100/136 (73.5%)P = .978
Practices in an urban setting176/295 (59.7%) vs 481/920 (52.3%)P = .03293/139 (66.9%) vs 74/137 (54.0%)P = .036
Employed (vs self-employed or group practice)242/278 (87.1%) vs 435/786 (55.3%)P ≤ .001121/132 (91.7%) vs 105/126 (83.3%)P = .058
Performed any research36/175 (20.5%) vs 108/521 (20.7%)P = .96424/93 (25.8%) vs 12/76 (15.7%)P = .133
Holds an academic appointment121/276 (43.8%) vs 405/887 (45.7%)P = .62854/137 (39.4%) vs 66/138 (47.8%)P = .182
Spends any time teaching177/252 (70.2%) vs 463/703 (65.8%)P = .21289/125 (71.2%) vs 78/113 (69.0%)P = .777
Likely to decrease workload in the next 5 y45/264 (17%) vs 147/868 (16.9%)P = .96721/131 (16%) vs 23/132 (17.4%)P = .405
  • a Numbers do not sum to 100% because of rounding or duplicate responses.

  • b For each item in the table, we computed a χ2 statistic.