Table 1: Number and proportion (%) of health care providers who responded with always/often counseling (A), sometimes counseling (S), and rarely/never/no counseling (N) of adolescent patients regarding consumption of sports drinks (SD), energy drinks (ED), or both types of drinks (comprehensive SED), by provider characteristics (United States, DocStyles, 2011).

Provider characteristicsTotalSports drinkEnergy drinkComprehensive SED
%%A%S%N%A%S%N%A%S%N

Overall1014100411445551234341452
Sex
 Male53753 1550 1338 1557
 Female47747 1341 930 1247
Age
 ≤4556255401545551134341352
 >4545245411346541333341453
Race/ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic white72672411446561233341452
 All others28828401545521137331355
Body mass index
 Normal/under48948411544551332351351
 Overweight37737391348531037311256
 Obese14815441443571131371647
Fruit/vegetable intake per week
 <4 days45245 1353 1339 1462
 ≥4 days56255 1439 1030 1345
Exercise per week
 <5 days72471391448531036331255
 ≥5 days29029461440571429381646
Type of provider
 Pediatrician23423 1531 1529 1344
 Family/general Practitioner53152 1352 1038 1358
 Internist778 1655 1642 1760
 Nurse practitioner17217 1541 1124 1542
Work setting
 Individual19519471043 731 850
 Group66566391447 1236 1554
 Hospital/clinic15415401743 1727 1647
Teaching privileges
 No55054401348531036331354
 Yes46446421543561331361450
Years of practice
 ≤1042142391743561133341551
 >1059358421147541234341253
Patients per week
 ≤10058558411445541135341452
 >10042942401346551233341353
SES of patients
 Very poor-poor5054445264122442652
 Poor-low middle17617411445561133311455
 Low middle-middle39439401347551035341452
 Middle-upper middle35435411544531334341452
 Upper middle-affluent404382340481538331553

“SES of patients” refers to health care providers’ perceptions of the socioeconomic status of their patient population; the categories refer to possible responses on the survey without additional clarification.
*Bolded values indicate statistically significant differences due to provider characteristic, with value <0.05 in chi-square analysis.
Percentages subject to rounding error, with sum of row % between 99 and 101%.