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Table 2 Provider recruitment by type of provider (physician vs. non-physician)

From: A pilot registry of unexplained fatiguing illnesses and chronic fatigue syndrome

  Verified eligible Ineligible Refused Unlocatable Non response Total
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Physicians 491 (59) 147 (81) 59 (59) 373 (83) 99 (16) 1169 (57)
Non-physicians 336 (41) 33 (18) 41 (41) 75 (17) 532 (84) 1017 (46)
Other/Unidentified a 0 1 (<1) 0 1 (<1) 2 (<1) 4 (<1)
Total 827 181 100 449 633 2190
  1. aOther/Unidentified refers to providers for whom the specialty is not known, with the exception of the “other” Ineligible, who was an office manager.