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Table 4 Baseline physician characteristics (N = 32)

From: Hypertension Improvement Project (HIP): study protocol and implementation challenges

Characteristic %*
Age, mean years (SD) 47.9 (9.9)
Female sex 34
African-American race 16
Family medicine specialty 53
Internal medicine specialty 47
Years since MD degree, mean (SD) 20.7 (10.0)
Patients with HTN 28.9
Very familiar with JNC guidelines 31
  1. * Unless otherwise indicated.
  2. HTN = hypertension; JNC = Joint National Committee on Prevention, Evaluation, Detection, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure; SD = standard deviation.
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