Table 1.

Demographic characteristics of survey respondents who completed adult nephrology fellowship training in 2004 to 2008 (n = 133)

CharacteristicValue, %
Gender
    male68.5
    female31.5
Ethnicity/race
    Caucasian47.7
    South Asian21.5
    East Asian11.5
    African-American6.9
    Hispanic5.4
Board certified in Internal Medicine98.5
Board certified in Nephrology93.2
U.S. nephrology training program92.4
Trained at academic hospital-based program80.3
Trained at academic-affiliated or community hospital-based program9.8
2-yr clinical training program62.1
Clinical plus research training program >2 yr in duration34.8
U.S. medical school63.4
U.S. residency training program95.4
Practice type
    private practice42.9
    academic medical center40.6
    industry2.3
    research3.0
Involved in patient care
    yes97.7
    no2.3