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Table 1 Characteristics of responding program directors and of their residency programs; (N = 434).

From: Support for and aspects of use of educational games in family medicine and internal medicine residency programs in the US: a survey

  n % (95% CI)
Specialty (family medicine) 239 55 (52-58)
Sex of program director (female) 98 23 (20-26)
Geographical region   
   Northeast 129 30 (27-30)
   South 112 26 (23-29)
   Midwest 119 27 (24-30)
   West 68 16 (14-18)
Affiliation   
   Community based 294 68 (65-71)
   University based 113 26 (110-116)
   Military based 15 3 (2-4)
   Other 6 1 (0-2)
International graduates   
   <25% 174 40 (37-43)
   25-50% 85 20 (17-23)
   51-75% 76 18 (15-21)
   >75% 94 22 (17-23)
  mean (SD) mean (95% CI)
   Years as director, mean (SD) 7.3 (5.4) 7.3 (6.8-7.8)
   Number of residents per program, mean (SD) 36.5 (28.5) 36.5 (33.8-39.2)