Table 1.

Needs assessment survey participant characteristics.

CharacteristicsCategory DescriptionParticipants, n = 65, %a
Rheumatology specialtyAdult practice55
Pediatric practice39
Both adult and pediatric practice6
Transition care providerNo65
Yes29
Formerly7
Formal transitionSpecifc to rheumatology22
care trainingNot specifc to rheumatology11
Practice locationEastern Canada59
Central and Western Canada41
Practice settingAcademic practice77
Community practice23
No. rheumatologists inSolo practice14
practice setting2-4 rheumatologists28
> 5 rheumatologists57
Age, yrs< 4031
40-6045
> 6025
SexFemale75
Yrs in rheumatology practice< 525
5-1023
11-1511
> 1542
Medical school training in Canada82
Internal medicine or pediatrics residency training in Canada
86
Rheumatology training in Canada92
  • a Percentage may not add to 100% due to rounding.