Table 15: Hospital Admission Privileges of Family Physicians (as of April 2011)

Hospital Admission Privileges of Family Physicians (as of April 2011)

 Hospital Admission PrivilegesConsulting, Courtesy, or Visiting PrivilegesPrivileges in an Outpatient ClinicOtherValid N
All RespondentsHospital Admission Privileges: 65.7%Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges: 11.1%Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic: 2.0%Other: 1.7%Valid N: 655
 Hospital Admission Privileges:  Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges:  Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic:  Other:  Valid N:  
Practice Location
Metropolitan AreaHospital Admission Privileges: 64.2%Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges: 12.2%Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic: 2.3%Other: 2.1%Valid N: 476
Non-Metropolitan AreaHospital Admission Privileges: 70.1%Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges: 6.7%Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic: 1.5%Other: 0.7%Valid N: 135
 Hospital Admission Privileges:  Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges:  Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic:  Other:  Valid N:  
Number of Years Since Residency Completion
7 or Fewer YearsHospital Admission Privileges: 66.3%Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges: 7.4%Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic: 1.1%Other: 1.6%Valid N: 190
8 to 14 YearsHospital Admission Privileges: 66.6%Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges: 12.2%Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic: 2.0%Other: 0.0%Valid N: 148
15 to 21 YearsHospital Admission Privileges: 70.9%Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges: 9.2%Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic: 5.1%Other: 5.1%Valid N: 98
22 or More YearsHospital Admission Privileges: 63.0%Consulting, Courtesy, or Visiting Privileges: 14.4%Privileges in an Outpatient Clinic: 1.9%Other: 1.4%Valid N: 215

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