Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical practice characteristics of physician survey respondents

From: Practice variation in physician referral for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation

  Frequency Percentage
Practice type
 Academic 23 21%
 Not academic 89 79%
Practice setting
 Urban 87 78%
 Rural 24 22%
Distance to closest HCT center
 At center 16 14%
 Within 10 miles 25 22%
 Within 25 miles 20 18%
 Within 50 miles 11 10%
 >50 miles 40 36%
% Effort in clinical care
 <25% 6 5%
 25–49% 4 4%
 50–74% 12 11%
 75–100% 90 80%
Proportion of patients with hematological malignancies
 <25% 62 57%
 25–49% 39 36%
 50–74% 2 2%
 75–100% 6 6%
Years in practice since Hematology/Oncology fellowship training
 <5 14 13%
 5–9 25 22%
 10–14 31 28%
 15–19 16 14%
 ≥20 26 23%
Gender
 Male 74 68%
 Female 35 32%
Race/ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic 68 62%
 Hispanic 7 6%
 Black/African–American 32 29%
 Asian 0 0%
 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0%
 American Indian or Alaska native 3 3%
  1. Abbreviation: HCT=hematopoietic cell transplantation.