Table 2.

Primary care provider characteristics according to cancer screening type

Cervical cancer screeningMammography screeningColorectal cancer screening
All providers316 (100.0%)301 (100.0%)306 (100.0%)
Sex
 Male102 (32.2%)100 (33.2%)103 (33.6%)
 Female214 (67.7%)201 (66.7%)203 (66.3%)
Degree
 MD291 (92.0%)281 (93.3%)285 (93.1%)
 DO19 (6.0%)17 (5.6%)17 (5.5%)
 NP or PA6 (1.8%)3 (0.9%)4 (1.3%)
Specialty
 Family medicine168 (53.1%)161 (53.4%)162 (52.9%)
 Internal medicine148 (46.8%)140 (46.5%)144 (47.0%)
Language proficiencya
 Any Asian language25 (7.9%)25 (8.3%)25 (8.1%)
 Chinese12 (3.7%)12 (3.9%)12 (3.9%)
 Vietnamese4 (1.2%)4 (1.3%)4 (1.3%)
 Indian9 (2.8%)9 (2.9%)9 (2.9%)
  • aProviders who report language capability of “Very good,” “Excellent,” or “Fluent” in an Asian language.