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Table 2 Characteristics of the participating clinics and clinicians

From: Evidence summaries (decision boxes) to prepare clinicians for shared decision-making with patients: a mixed methods implementation study

  Teaching clinics? Metropolitan area population Number of clinicians
Physicians Residents Nurses
Clinic (only C1 to C4 participated in the focus groups)      
Clinic 1 (C1) Yes 719,200 19 21 3
Clinic 2 (C2) Yes 719,200 23 24 3
Clinic 3 (C3) No 390,300 6 0 0
Clinic 4 (C4) Yes 3,635,000 20 40 9
Clinic 5 (C5) No 390,300 10 0 0
Clinic 6 (C6) Yes 692,900 23 18 6
Participating clinicians      
Web questionnaire      
N (total = 101)    60 30 11
Mean age in years (SD)    43 (10) 30 (6) 39 (9)
N women (% women)    38 (63%) 20 (67%) 10 (91%)
N English-speaking (%)    31 (52%) 9 (30%) 6 (55%)
Mean years of practice (SD)    16 (10) 4 (6) 17 (10)
Interviews and focus groups      
N (total = 27)    18 (3 clinic administrators) 3 6
Mean age in years (SD)    42 (10) 29 (6) 37 (5)
N women (% women)    10 (52%) 2 (67%) 6 (100%)
N English-speaking (%)    9 (47%) 0 (0%) 3 (50%)
Mean years of practice (SD)    16 (11) 5 (6) 13 (7)