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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)