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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of the 495 Survey Respondents

From: Perceptions of the 2011 ACGME duty hour requirements among residents in all core programs at a large academic medical center

Survey Question Respondents, No. (%)
Age, y (n = 441)
 20–24 2 (<1)
 25–29 202 (46)
 30–34 179 (41)
 35–39 34 (8)
 40–44 9 (2)
 45–50 8 (2)
  > 50 7 (2)
Sex (n = 440)
 Female 176 (40)
 Male 264 (60)
Marital status (n = 441)
 Married/domestic partner 291 (66)
 Living with significant other 34 (8)
 Divorced 8 (2)
 Single, never married 108 (24)
Children (n = 440)
 Yes 161 (37)
 No 279 (63)
Medical school (n = 437)
 US medical graduate 377 (86)
 Foreign medical graduate 60 (14)
Anticipated practice type (n = 440)
 Academic 219 (50)
 Private 74 (17)
 Unsure 147 (33)
PGY (n = 438)
 1 76 (17)
 2 81 (18)
 3 97 (22)
 4 62 (14)
 5 56 (13)
 ≥6 66 (15)
Specialty, No. of respondents (% of respondents; % of specialty responding) (n = 439)
 Anesthesiology 48 (11; 81)
 Dermatology 9 (2; 36)
 Emergency medicine 20 (5; 80)
 Family medicine 17 (4; 68)
 Genetics 1 (<1; 50)
 Internal medicine and subspecialties 105 (24; 61)
 Neurologic surgery 9 (2; 41)
 Neurology 18 (4; 67)
 Obstetrics and gynecology 14 (3; 82)
 Ophthalmology 4 (1; 33)
 Orthopedic surgery 31 (7; 53)
 Otorhinolaryngology 2 (<1; 10)
 Pathology and laboratory medicine 14 (3; 56)
 Pediatric and adolescent medicine 25 (6; 60)
 Physical medicine and rehabilitation 15 (3; 65)
 Psychiatry 19 (4; 54)
 Radiation oncology 6 (1; 50)
 Radiology 24 (5; 46)
 Surgery and subspecialties 34 (8; 34)
 Urology 9 (2; 45)
 Other 15 (3)
  1. Abbreviation: PGY postgraduate year