Table 3.

Respondent characteristics.

Characteristicn (%)
Level of responder
  Attending physician95 (77)
  Trainee11 (9)
  Emeritus1 (0)
  Did not respond to this question17 (14)
Specialty
  Pediatric rheumatology102 (82)
  Pediatric immunology/rheumatology5 (4)
  Adult/pediatric rheumatology2 (2)
  Did not respond to this question15 (12)
Year in which began practicing rheumatology*
  ≤ 19808 (7)
  > 1980 ≤ 199022 (19)
  > 1990 ≤ 200036 (32)
  > 200025 (22)
  Did not respond to this question22 (19)
Estimate of no. of new patients with JDM seen per 5 years
  0–515 (12)
  6–1035 (28)
  11–2036 (29)
  21–5018 (15)
  ≥ 514 (3)
  Did not respond16 (13)
  • * Trainees not included.