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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey participants

From: Ongoing barriers to immediate postpartum long-acting reversible contraception: a physician survey

  All (N = 104) Provides IP LARC
(N = 28)
Does not provide IP LARC
(N = 76)
p - values
Median Age (Years) 52 55 49 p = 0.21
Median Years in Practice 19.5 23 15.5 P = 0.30
Racial/ethnic group
 White 81.7% 82.1% 81.6% P = 0.61
 Black or African American 4.8% 3.6% 5.3%
 Hispanic or Latino 1.0% 3.6% 0
 Asian 9.6% 7.1% 10.5%
 American Indian or Alaskan Native 0 0 0
 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0 0
 Multiracial 2.9% 3.6% 2.6%
Practice Location  
 Urban, Inner City 23.1% 50.0% 13.2% *p < 0.001
 Urban, Non-inner City 23.1% 32.1% 19.7%
 Suburban 34.6% 10.7% 43.4%
 Mid-sized 11.5% 3.6% 14.4%
 Rural 7.7% 3.6% 9.2%
Practice Setting
 Solo private practice 6.7% 0 9.2% *p < 0.001
 OB-GYN Partnership Group 36.5% 7.1% 47.4%
 Multispecialty Group 11.5% 10.7% 11.8%
 Military/Government 1.9% 7.1% 0
 University Based 26.9% 60.7% 14.4%
 HMO Staff Model 5.8% 3.6% 6.6%
 Other 10.8% 10.7% 10.5%
  1. P-values are the result of Fisher’s exact test for categorical variables, Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test for age and years in practice. *p-values < 0.05 are considered significant