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Table 1 The characteristics of responding program directors and of their residency programs; a national survey, 2007

From: Curricula for teaching the content of clinical practice guidelines to family medicine and internal medicine residents in the US: a survey study

  Combined Family Medicine Internal Medicine
  N = 434 N = 239 N = 195
Gender of program director, n (%)    
Female 98 (23) 48 (20) 50 (26)
Years as director, mean (SD) 7.3 (5.4) 6.9 (5.1) 7.7 (5.6)
Geographical region, n (%)    
Northeast 129 (30) 47 (20) 82 (42)
South 112 (26) 69 (29) 43 (22)
Midwest 119 (27) 79 (33) 40 (21)
West 68 (16) 40 (17) 28 (14)
Affiliation, n (%)    
Community based 294 (68) 182 (76) 112 (57)
University based 113 (26) 41 (17) 72 (37)
Military based 15 (3) 8 (3) 7 (4)
Other 6 (1) 4 (2) 2 (1)
Number of residents per program, mean (SD) 36.5 (28.5) 22.0 (8.1) 53.8 (34.0)
International graduates, n (%)    
<25% 174 (40) 108 (43) 66 (34)
25 to 50% 85 (20) 53 (22) 32 (16)
51 to 75% 76 (18) 43 (18) 33 (17)
>75% 94 (22) 31 (13) 63 (32)