Table 2.

Characteristics of physician offices included in the medical record abstraction for validation study

nPercentage
All physician offices269100
Practice typePrimary care18468.4
Gastroenterologist2810.4
Multispecialty3814.1
Others186.7
Practice sizeSolo5420.1
2-5 physicians11241.6
6-10 physicians5620.8
11-20 physicians176.3
21 physicians and over3011.2
Type of recordsPaper23788.1
Electronic3111.5
Practice locationEastern North Carolina4918.2
Central North Carolina16059.5
Western North Carolina6022.3