Table 4: Selected Practice Characteristics of Active AAFP Members (as of December 31, 2016)

Selected Practice Characteristics of Active AAFP Members (as of December 31, 2016)

Which of the following best describes your employment/professional situation?
Full-time (at least 35 hours/week) Percent: 87.2%
Part-time Percent: 11.4%
Fully retired Percent: 0.2%
Not in the workforce for other reasons Percent: 0.9%
No response Percent: 0.2%
Average percent of time spent in various tasks
   : Clinical practice/patient care and related tasksMean: 82.8%Median: 90.0%
   : Administration or managerial tasks (not directly related to patient care)Mean: 10.8%Median: 5.0%
   : ResearchMean: 1.0%Median: 0.0%
   : TeachingMean: 5.3%Median: 0.0%
   :  Mean:  Median:  
   : Which of the following best describes your role in the ownership of your primary clinical practice?
You are the sole owner of your practice Percent: 12.0%
You are a partial owner or shareholder in your practice Percent: 15.7%
You have no offical ownership stake in your practice (100% employed) Percent: 67.8%
Not applicable/not in clinical practice Percent: 2.8%
No response Percent: 1.7%
Who is your primary employer?
You (self-employed, majority practice owner, independent contractor, etc.) Percent: 18.3%
Physicians group (single- or multi-specialty) Percent: 21.2%
University-owned (public or private) clinic or hospital Percent: 7.4%
Private for-profit hospital or health system Percent: 7.3%
Private non-profit hospital or health system Percent: 28.0%
Managed care organization or insurance company Percent: 2.1%
Federal, state, or local government, community board, etc. (not including universities) Percent: 10.2%
Locum tenens group/staffing organization Percent: 0.8%
Other Percent: 3.1%
No response Percent: 1.6%
If you see patients, indicate your primary patient care location
Office or clinic: privately-owned medical practice (including private hospital-owned office and clinics) Percent: 46.9%
Office or clinic: Federally-qualified community health center Percent: 9.9%
Office or clinic: other clinic (including non-profit or public hospital-owned offices and clinics) Percent: 26.2%
Total Office or Clinic Percent: 83.0%
Hospital (not emergency department) Percent: 3.7%
Hospital emergency department Percent: 3.0%
Urgent care facility Percent: 3.5%
Institutional residential facility Percent: 1.7%
You do not see patients in your primary setting Percent: 1.2%
Other Percent: 1.6%
None selected Percent: 2.3%
Please indicate all specialties of physicians working at your primary location, including yourself (Base for percentages: 32,531)
Family medicine Percent: 95.4%
General internal medicine Percent: 28.9%
Other specialties Percent: 20.3%
Pediatrics Percent: 15.5%
Obstetrics/gynecology Percent: 10.9%
Emergency medicine Percent: 22.7%
None selected Percent: 2.6%

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians Member Census, December 31, 2016