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Table 2 Physician characteristics (n = 28)

From: Shared decision making for prostate cancer screening: the results of a combined analysis of two practice-based randomized controlled trials

Mean age (range) 36 (27 to 57)
Male Gender 54%
Race  
 White 64%
 African-American 18%
 Other 18%
History of PSA Screening *  
 Ever 33%
 Never 67%
Approach to Prostate Cancer Screening  
 Do it 4%
 Discuss it 71%
 Don’t discuss/don’t do it 25%
Prefer Shared DM for PCS 79%
Patients Involved Enough to Affect Decision  
 Almost always 11%
 Very often 21%
 Often 36%
 Seldom 25%
 Almost never 7%
  1. *Males Only.