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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of clinics, and family physicians

From: Feedback GAP: pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial of goal setting and action plans to increase the effectiveness of audit and feedback interventions in primary care

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Clinic characteristics (N = 14) 7 7
Total patients (median, IQR) 3,121 (2,258 – 2,671) 4,432 (3,488 – 8,201)
Eligible* patients (median, IQR) 205 (189 – 389) 257 (211 – 499)
Location (n, % rural) 4 (57%) 2 (29%)
Physician characteristics (N = 53) 22 31
Roster size (median, IQR) 1,010 (596 – 1,416) 1,291 (884 – 1,696)
Sex (n, % female) 6 (27%) 19 (61%)
Years in practice (median, IQR) 23 (16 – 25) 15 (7 – 22)
Years using EMR (median, IQR) 7 (6.7 – 7.9) 6 (6.2 – 6.6)
Eligible* patients (median, IQR) 77 (49 – 120) 179 (62 – 216)
  1. *Eligible patients are those meeting inclusion criteria with diabetes and/or heart disease.
  2. IQR = interquartile range, % = proportion.