TABLE 1

Characteristics of Physicians Completing Study Survey

Characteristicn (%)
Specialty
 General pediatrics129 (46)a
 Neonatology81 (29)
 ID52 (19)
 Otherb17 (6)
No. UTI cases managed
 12+ cases/y45 (16)
 6–12 cases/y49 (19)
 1–5 cases/y123 (44)
 <1 case/y62 (22)
Sex
 Male117 (42)
 Female156 (56)
 Declined to state6 (2)
Geography
 West73 (26)
 Central60 (22)
 South61 (22)
 Northeast84 (30)
 Other1 (0.4)
Still in training
 Yes13 (5)
 No266 (95)
Years in practicec
 1–5 y36 (14)
 6–10 y46 (17)
 11–15 y48 (18)
 16+ y136 (51)
Practice setting
 Solo/stand-alone11 (4)
 Group67 (24)
 University-based105 (38)
 Hospital-based, community85 (30)
 Other11 (4)
Compensation
 Salary without incentive123 (44)
 Salary with incentive101 (36)
 Self-employment practice income23 (8)
 Productivity model21 (8)
 Other11 (4)
Total279 (100)
  • a Out of 129 general pediatricians, 30 described themselves as hospitalists.

  • b Other specialists included pediatric emergency medicine (n = 7), both general pediatrics and ID (n = 2), pediatric cardiology (n = 1), developmental pediatrics (n = 1), pediatric critical care (n = 1), pediatric endocrinology (n = 1), genetics (n = 1), public health (n = 1), research (n = 1), and unspecified (n = 1).

  • c Excludes trainees.