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185. Dentists and Nurses

[As of end of year, except as noted (116 represents 116,000). Excludes Puerto Rico and outlying areas]

 
Item Unit 1970 1975 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
Dentists, number 1 1,000 116 127 141 144 147 150 153 156 158 161 164 168 2 173 179 183 187 191 194 196 (NA) (NA)
  Active (exc. in Federal service) 3 1,000 96 107 121 124 127 129 131 134 136 138 141 144 148 151 151 151 152 153 155 (NA) 149
    Rate per 100,000 population 4 Rate 47 50 53 54 55 56 56 57 57 58 58 58 59 60 59 59 58 58 58 (NA) 55
Nurses, number (active registered) 1,000 750 961 1,273 1,327 1,379 1,436 1,486 1,538 1,590 1,627 1,648 1,731 1,790 1,853 1,907 1,976 2,044 2,116 2,162 2,203 2,239
    Rate per 100,000 population 4 Rate 368 446 560 578 595 613 629 644 659 668 670 698 713 735 748 766 785 805 815 823 828



1 Includes current year's graduates.
2 Revised since originally published.
3 Source: American Dental Association, Bureau of Economic and Behavioral Research, Master Membership file and periodic censuses.
4 Based on Census Bureau estimated resident population as of July 1. Estimates reflect revisions based on the 1990 Census of Population.

Source: Except as notes, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Health Resources and Services Administration, unpublished data. Prior to 1980, data were published by U.S. National Center for Health Statistics in Health Resources Statistics, annual.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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