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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Fulfilling outpatient medicine responsibilities during internal medicine residency: a quantitative study of housestaff participation with between visit tasks

Characteristic Total (N = 41) R1 (N = 20) R2 (N = 15) R3 (N = 6)
Total eligible weeks 240 156 50 34
Elective weeks (%) 30 (13) 10 (6) 12 (24) 8 (23)
Median eligible weeks per resident (Interquartile Range) 5 (3–8) 8 (5.5-10.5) 3 (2–4) 5 (3–8)
Career interest
Primary care (%) 5 (12) 2 (10) 2 (13) 1 (17)
Hospitalist medicine (%) 9 (21) 3 (15) 5 (33) 1 (17)
Medical specialties (%) 27 (67) 15 (75) 8 (53) 4 (67)
  1. R1 = First-year resident (Intern), R2 = Second-year resident (Junior Resident), R3 = Third-year resident (Senior Resident)