Table 12: Performance of (and Reasons for Not Performing) Diagnostic Procedures in Family Physicians' Practices (as of April 2011)

Performance (and Reasons for Not Performing) Diagnostic Procedures in Family Physicians' Practices (as of April 2011)

 Perform in OfficeNot DesiredEquipment too ExpensiveLack of TrainingInadequate or No PaymentValid N
 : Dermatologic ProceduresPerform in Office: 87.3%Not Desired: 6.3%Equipment too Expensive: 0.7%Lack of Training: 3.3%Inadequate or No Payment: 2.4%Valid N: 712
 : TympametryPerform in Office: 39.3%Not Desired: 35.6%Equipment too Expensive: 9.2%Lack of Training: 10.9%Inadequate or No Payment: 5.0%Valid N: 675
 : CircumcisionPerform in Office: 29.3%Not Desired: 60.2%Equipment too Expensive: 0.8%Lack of Training: 3.9%Inadequate or No Payment: 5.7%Valid N: 689
 : ColposcopyPerform in Office: 29.2%Not Desired: 42.9%Equipment too Expensive: 10.0%Lack of Training: 15.0%Inadequate or No Payment: 3.0%Valid N: 676
 : Holter MonitoringPerform in Office: 23.9%Not Desired: 42.7%Equipment too Expensive: 11.3%Lack of Training: 17.6%Inadequate or No Payment: 4.5%Valid N: 675
 : Physicial TherapyPerform in Office: 13.6%Not Desired: 60.3%Equipment too Expensive: 4.5%Lack of Training: 15.8%Inadequate or No Payment: 5.8%Valid N: 668
 : Loop Electrosurgery (LEEP)Perform in Office: 10.6%Not Desired: 56.0%Equipment too Expensive: 9.1%Lack of Training: 22.8%Inadequate or No Payment: 1.4%Valid N: 671
 : NasopharynoscopyPerform in Office: 6.7%Not Desired: 49.9%Equipment too Expensive: 8.9%Lack of Training: 32.6%Inadequate or No Payment: 1.9%Valid N: 467
 : LaryngoscopyPerform in Office: 6.6%Not Desired: 50.8%Equipment too Expensive: 7.6%Lack of Training: 32.7%Inadequate or No Payment: 2.3%Valid N: 671
 : BotoxPerform in Office: 4.6%Not Desired: 67.3%Equipment too Expensive: 1.9%Lack of Training: 23.9%Inadequate or No Payment: 2.3%Valid N: 668

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians, Practice Profile II Survey, April 2011