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Table 1 Selected demographic and practice characteristics of physician participants (n = 29)

From: Improving dementia diagnosis and management in primary care: a cohort study of the impact of a training and support program on physician competency, practice patterns, and community linkages

  Percent or Mean (SD)
% Male 59
Mean age (years) (n = 28) 52 (8.3)
Specialty (%)
  • Family Practice 65
  • Internal Medicine 35
  • Geriatrics Subspecialty or interest 21
Mean number of years in practice 20.8 (8.6)
Approximate percentage of patients in practice age 65 or older 46 (23.2)
Approximate number of patients physician sees in office with dementia (mean) 55 (72.8)
Approximate number of patients physician sees in office with mild cognitive impairment (mean) 73 (73.2)