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Table 1 Characteristics of fully retired, reentered and not currently active respondents

From: A national survey of 'inactive' physicians in the United States of America: enticements to reentry

  Fully Retired Reentered Not currently active All respondents
  (n = 436) (n = 226) (n = 500) (n = 1162)
Age, mean, yrs a 60.1 54.9 55.4 57.1
  % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Gender a     
Female 31.6 (137) 50.4 (114) 4938 (248) 43.1 (499)
Male 68.4 (296) 49.6 (112) 50.2 (250) 56.9 (658)
Marital status     
Married/partnered 80.5 (347) 78.2 (176) 75.2 (373) 77.8 (896)
Divorced/separated 10.2 (44) 12.4 (28) 11.1 (55) 11.0 (127)
Widowed 1.9 (8) 1.8 (4) 3.2 (16) 2.4 (28)
Single 7.4 (32) 7.6 (17) 10.5 (52) 8.8 (101)
Race     
White 88.9 (378) 86.8 (191) 87.5 (426) 86.2 (1276)
Asian 4.5 (19) 6.4 (14) 5.1 (25) 5.1 (58)
All others 6.6 (28) 6.8 (15) 7.4 (36) 7.0 (79)
Hispanic origin     
Yes 4.5 (19) 3.2 (7) 4.3 (21) 4.2 (47)
Overall health status a     
Excellent 35.3 (151) 38.2 (86) 35.6 (177) 36.0 (414)
Very good 23.6 (101) 37.3 (84) 23.7 (118) 26.3 (303)
Good 17.5 (75) 17.3 (39) 20.7 (103) 18.9 (217)
Fair 18.2 (78) 6.2 (14) 13.9 (69) 14.0 (161)
Poor 5.4 (23) 0.9 (2) 6.0 (30) 4.8 (55)
Current financial status a     
Excellent 29.8 (127) 29.5 (66) 25.2 (124) 27.7 (317)
Very good 30.3 (129) 28.6 (64) 24.3 (120) 27.4 (313)
Good 25.4 (108) 25.0 (56) 29.0 (143) 26.9 (307)
Fair 13.1 (56) 13.4 (30) 13.2 (65) 13.2 (151)
Poor 1.4 (6) 3.6 (8) 8.3 (41) 4.8 (55)
Primary specialty/subspecialty a     
Family medicine 15.0 (57) 17.1 (36) 17.6 (79) 16.5 (172)
Pediatrics 8.7 (33) 7.1 (15) 14.0 (63) 10.7 (111)
Internal medicine 9.5 (36) 20.0 (42) 13.6 (61) 13.4 (139)
Ob-gyn 10.8 (41) 7.6 (16) 8.0 (36) 8.9 (93)
General surgery 7.1 (27) 1.4 (3) 3.1 (14) 4.2 (44)
Other medical specialty 29.5 (112) 36.2 (76) 32.7 (147) 32.2 (335)
Other surgical specialty 19.5 (74) 10.5 (22) 11.1 (50) 14.0 (146)
  1. a P < 0.001