Table 1.

Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) Survey Respondent characteristics (n = 158).

CharacteristicResponseNumber or Percentage
CountryUnited States88.5%
Canada11.5
PositionPediatric rheumatologist79.6%
Adult/pediatric rheumatologist4.5
Fellow14.5
Years in practice< 517.2%
5–1049.0
10–1523.6
> 158.3
Number of rheumatologist(s) in practice17.0%
224.8
319.1
413.4
≥ 535.7
Practice typeUniversity affiliated89.1%
Private practice4.5
Other6.4
Proportion of patients ages 12–18 years seen weekly0%–24%10.2%
25%–49%49.0
50%–74%34.4
75%–100%6.4
Proportion of patients age > 19 years seen weekly0%17.2%
1%–5%49.0
6%–10%23.6
> 11%10.2
  • Demographic and practice characteristics of CARRA respondents show that most are from the United States, are pediatric rheumatologists, and are at university-affiliated centers.