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Volume 11, Number 6—June 2005

Research

Clinician Knowledge and Beliefs after Statewide Program to Promote Appropriate Antimicrobial Drug Use

Karen M. Kiang*†, Burney A. Kieke‡, Kathryn Como-Sabetti*, Ruth Lynfield*, Richard E. Besser†, and Edward A. Belongia‡Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA

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Table 1

Response rate and respondent characteristics, Wisconsin and Minnesota clinicians, 1999 and 2002*

Characteristic Wisconsin
Minnesota
1999 2002 1999 2002
Response rate (%) 71 65 69 70
Practice setting (%)
ER/urgent care 11 22 13 14
Family practice 46 42 49 48
Pediatrics 17 13 12 16
Internal medicine 18 16 17 14
Other 8 7 9 8
Physician (%) 73 72 74 78
Male (%) 61 51 55 53
Mean y in practice 12.6 12.7 13.2 13.8

*ER, emergency room.

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