Table 1

Physician characteristics

Total physicians261
Male gender, n (%)198 (76%)
Specialty, n (%)
 General surgery169 (65%)
 Gastroenterology82 (31%)
 Internal medicine7 (3%)
 Family/general medicine3 (1%)
Year of graduation from medical school, n (%)
 <198036 (14%)
 1980–198950 (19%)
 1990–200071 (28%)
 After 2000101 (39%)
North American Medical School, n (%)225 (86%)
Median physician colonoscopy volume, % (10th, 90th percentiles)70 (17, 159)
Median physician ADR, % (10th, 90th percentiles)50% (36, 61)
Median physician advanced ADR %(10th, 90th percentiles)14% (9, 21)
Median physician SSL detection rate, % (10th, 90th percentiles)7% (4, 10)
Completion of DOPS, n (%)188 (72%)
 Not completed73 (28%)
 Achieved a 1 on any major criteria7 (3%)
 Achieved a 2 on any major criteria73 (28%)
 Achieved 3 or 4 on all major criteria*104 (40%)
  • *Considered as meeting all accepted standards in colonoscopy performance.

  • ADR, adenoma detection rate; DOPS, Direct Observation of Procedural Skills; SSL, Sessile Serrated Lesion.