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Table 3 Descriptive characteristics of the participating Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (n = 129) and providers (n = 2,438).

From: The effect of provider- and workflow-focused strategies for guideline implementation on provider acceptance

Variable Percent or Mean (std dev)
Facility Characteristics  
Member of teaching council 45%
Total facility beds 313 (272)
Located in metropolitan area 84%
Provider Characteristics  
Age in years 50 (8.7)
Gender (% female) 62%
Duration employment at the facility 11 (8.4)
Professional Training  
   Physician 38%
   Registered Nurse 38%
   Physician Assistant 7%
   Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner 13%
   Licensed Practical Nurse 0%
   Other 6%
Specialty  
   Internal Medicine, General 35%
   Internal Medicine, Specialty 17%
   Family Medicine 9%
   Geriatrics 7%
   Other 35%
   None 4%