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Table 1 Sample characteristics (when not specified n = 115)

From: Factors influencing the adoption of an innovation: An examination of the uptake of the Canadian Heart Health Kit (HHK)

Variables   % (n)
Sex   
  Male 52.2 (60)
  Female 47.8 (55)
Year of graduation   
  ≤ 1969 11.3 (13)
  1970 – 1989 50.4 (58)
  ≥ 1990 38.3 (44)
Practice setting   
  Solo practice 13.9 (16)
  Group practice 71.3 (82)
  Outpatient clinic 14.8 (17)
Academic affiliation   
  Yes 36.5 (42)
  No 63.5 (73)
Time spent in patient care (hours/week)   
  < 20 4.4 (5)
  20 – 40 33.9 (39)
  > 40 61.7 (71)
Average duration of patient encounters (minutes)   
  0 – 10 25.2 (29)
  11 – 20 70.4 (81)
  21 – 30 1.8 (2)
  > 30 2.6 (3)
Personal smoking status (n = 113)   
  Current smoker 1.8 (2)
  Former smoker 17.7 (20)
  Never smoker 80.5 (91)
Personal physical activity level (n = 113)   
  ≥ 5 d/wk with 30 min. of mod. intensity PA 35.4 (40)
  < 5 d/wk with 30 min. of mod. intensity PA 64.6 (73)
Purchases low-fat food   
  never/seldom 8.7 (10)
  Occasionally 14.8 (17)
  often/very often 76.5 (88)