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Table 2 Characteristics of Clinicians answering survey

From: Clinicians’ perceptions of the health status of formerly detained immigrants

Provider Characteristics All respondents (who completed demographic questions) Providers who observed medical conditions relating to detention
N 150 (100.0%) 85 (56.7%)
Race/Ethnicity
 White 114 (76.0%) 67 (78.8%)
 Hispanic 32 (21.3%) 21 (24.7%)
 Asian or Pacific Islander 21 (14.0%) 11 (12.9%)
 Native American 7 (4.7%) 5 (5.9%)
 Black 6 (4.0%) 1 (1.2%)
 Other 5 (3.3%) 3 (3.5%)
Sex
 Female 109 (72.7%) 64 (75.3%)
 Male 41 (27.3%) 21 (24.7%)
Languages Spoken
 English-only 42 (28.0%) 14 (16.5%)
 Spanish 95 (63.3%) 62 (72.9%)
 French 11 (7.3%) 9 (10.6%)
 Haitian Creole 4 (2.7%) 3 (3.5%)
 Other 17 (11.3%) 8 (9.4%)
Years in Practice
  < 1 9 (6.0%) 2 (2.4%)
 1–5 41 (27.3%) 25 (29.4%)
 6–10 30 (20.0%) 18 (21.2%)
 11–20 30 (20.0%) 19 (22.3%)
 21–30 22 (14.7%) 14 (16.4%)
  > 31 18 (12.0%) 7 (8.2%)
 26–30 12 (8.0%) 7 (8.2%)
Type of Profession
 MD/DO 116 (77.3%) 65 (76.5%)
 Mental Health Professional 22 (14.7%) 13 (15.3%)
 NP/PA 6 (4.0%) 4 (4.7%)
 Public Health Professional 6 (4.0%) 3 (3.5%)
Specialtya
 Pediatrics 59 (39.3%) 37 (43.5%)
 OB/GYN 11 (7.3%) 7 (8.2%)
 Family Medicine 18 (12.0%) 8 (9.4%)
 Internal Medicine 17 (11.3%) 9 (10.6%)
 Emergency Medicine 13 (8.7%) 9 (10.6%)
 Mental Health 30 (20.0%) 17 (20.0%)
 Other Specialty 21 (14.0%) 12 (14.1%)
Settinga
 Outpatient (non-urgent) 112 (74.7%) 64 (75.3%)
 Urgent Care 17 (11.3%) 11 (12.9%)
 Emergency Department 23 (15.3%) 14 (16.5%)
 Inpatient 46 (30.7%) 25 (29.4%)
 ICU (includes NICU, PICU) 18 (12.0%) 9 (10.6%)
 Other Setting 10 (6.7%) 4 (4.7%)
 Shelter/Legal 4 (2.7%) 3 (3.5%)
Institutiona
 Academic 93 (62.0%) 54 (63.5%)
 County/City Dept of Health 11 (7.3%) 7 (8.2%)
 Federal Qualified Health Clinic 25 (16.7%) 20 (23.5%)
 Private Practice 29 (19.3%) 15 (17.6%)
 Other 24 (16.0%) 7 (8.2%)
  1. aPractitioners could indicate all specialties, settings and institutions in which they practiced, thus these categories can add up to greater than 100%