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Table 1 Demographics of physician internet CME participants and non-participants

From: A controlled trial of the effectiveness of internet continuing medical education

Characteristics
All physicians (N = 5621)
Participant
(N = 2785)
Non-participant
(N = 2836)
Age, years   
   Average 53.0 51.3
   SD 10.0 8.1
Years since graduation   
   Average 26.1 24.6
   SD 10.3 8.4
Gender, number (%)   
   Female 736 (27) 537 (21)
   Male 2003 (73) 1964 (79)
Degree, number (%)   
   DO 116 (4) 130 (5)
   MD 2668 (96) 2688 (95)
Direct patient care as principal responsibility, number (%) 2572 (94) 2621 (94)