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Table 1 Sample characteristics of vaccine-prescribing clinicians by trial arm (n = 83)

From: Why is announcement training more effective than conversation training for introducing HPV vaccination? A theory-based investigation

  Announcement arm
(n = 36)
n (%)
Conversation arm
(n = 47)
n (%)
p
Specialty    .08
 Pediatrician 22 (61) 32 (68)  
 Family physician 2 (6) 3 (6)  
 Physician assistant 3 (8) 9 (19)  
 Nurse practitioner 9 (25) 3 (6)  
Sex    .64
 Male 10 (28) 16 (34)  
 Female 26 (72) 31 (66)  
Years in practice    .21
 0–4 11 (31) 5 (11)  
 5–9 4 (11) 8 (17)  
 10–14 4 (11) 10 (21)  
 15–19 6 (17) 9 (19)  
 ≥20 11 (31) 15 (32)  
No. of 11–17-year-old patients/week    .38
 1–9 8 (22) 5 (11)  
 10–19 20 (56) 31 (66)  
 ≥ 20 8 (22) 11 (23)  
Portion of patient volume that is ages 11–12    .19
 Some 19 (53) 23 (49)  
 About half 13 (36) 23 (49)  
 Most 4 (11) 1 (2)  
  1. Note. Analyses for the items in the remaining tables and figures indicated no statistically significant difference between trial arms at baseline