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Table 2 Characteristics of Childhood Obesity Training for Residents

From: Training in childhood obesity management in the United States: a survey of pediatric, internal medicine-pediatrics and family medicine residency program directors

  Pediatrics a Internal Medicine-
Pediatricsa
Family Medicine a
Training Characteristic Sample
N
N (%) Sample
N
N (%) Sample
N
N (%)
Formal Childhood Obesity Curriculum b 84 19 (22.6) 31 11 (35.5) 173 24 (13.9)
Training in Childhood Obesity Prevention 83 70 (84.3) 32 29 (90.6) 170 140 (82.4)
Training in Childhood Obesity Diagnosis 88 84 (95.5) 34 34 (100.0) 174 163 (93.7)
Training in Diagnosis of Complications of Childhood Obesity b 88 82 (93.2) 32 31 (96.9) 170 135 (79.4)
Training in Childhood Obesity Treatment c 84 74 (88.1) 32 31 (96.9) 170 136 (80.0)
  1. a Sample size varies due to missing data; Difference across specialties, χ2 or Fisher's Exact
  2. bp < 0.01 cp < 0.05