Table 4

Practice Environment of Family Physicians by Practice Ownership (N = 1,437)

Environment CharacteristicNo Ownership, %Partial Owner, %Self-Employed, %Sole Owner, %Total, %
I feel a great deal of stress because of my job (agree/strongly agree)53.860.742.253.854.6
My control over my workload is (satisfactory/good/optimal)64.971.084.476.768.2
Sufficiency of time for documentation is (satisfactory/good/optimal)44.044.877.852.846.4
Which number best describes the atmosphere in your primary work area? (4 or 5; 5 = hectic, chaotic)
My professional values are well aligned with those of my department leaders (agree/strongly agree)63.867.964.458.463.8
The degree to which my care team works efficiently together is (satisfactory/good/optimal)91.196.491.196.592.8
The amount of time I spend on the EHR at home is (excessive/moderately high)52.561.128.947.752.6
Satisfaction with hours worked (very satisfied/satisfied)70.367.573.369.569.8
Vulnerable patients <10%33.351.233.349.838.7
Vulnerable patients 10-49%42.143.337.830.519.8
Vulnerable patients ≥50%24.65.628.919.820.7
  • EHR = electronic health record.