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190. Medical Practice Characteristics by Selected Specialty

[Dollar figures in thousands (104.1 represents $104,100). Based on a sample telephone survey of 4,000 nonfederal office and hospital based patient care physicians, excluding residents. For details see source. For definition of mean, see Guide to Tabular Presentation]

 
SPECIALTY 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
 
MEAN PATIENT VISITS PER WEEK
All physicians 1 117.1 117.7 119.3 121.1 121.6 120.9 118.4 114.8 112.4 109.6 107.6 109.4 110.6
  General/Family practice 138.1 139.2 138.3 145.6 143.0 146.0 144.4 138.4 137.0 133.5 133.7 133.1 130.1
  Internal medicine 105.2 111.1 114.5 113.0 117.9 112.0 110.7 109.4 105.3 105.4 99.7 104.7 106.4
  Surgery 108.2 105.8 107.8 105.0 107.7 107.6 106.9 101.6 98.3 98.8 97.1 95.1 99.3
  Pediatrics 130.8 131.9 127.4 135.1 138.1 134.0 133.5 126.9 130.9 125.5 125.9 121.1 125.5
  Obstetrics/Gynecology 112.0 114.8 112.7 118.9 115.6 120.0 112.2 110.5 111.0 102.9 94.0 104.2 103.8
 
MEAN HOURS IN PATIENT CARE PER WEEK
All physicians 1 51.3 52.2 52.9 53.1 53.3 53.3 53.3 52.9 52.9 52.1 51.3 53.4 53.2
  General/Family practice 53.6 53.3 53.7 54.4 54.4 55.0 54.7 53.1 54.0 51.9 52.9 53.5 53.1
  Internal medicine 52.4 54.0 56.0 56.2 56.8 55.7 56.3 55.5 56.0 56.6 53.9 57.2 56.0
  Surgery 51.2 52.6 53.0 53.8 53.3 53.1 53.4 53.0 54.3 53.4 53.2 54.2 55.0
  Pediatrics 50.6 52.4 53.6 52.5 53.4 52.4 52.4 52.6 53.8 51.6 50.4 51.0 51.6
  Obstetrics/Gynecology 56.9 59.0 57.0 59.4 59.0 60.4 59.5 58.8 58.9 58.1 54.6 60.5 59.9
 
MEAN NET INCOME
All physicians 1 112.2 119.5 132.3 144.7 155.8 164.3 170.6 181.7 189.3 182.4 195.5 199.0 199.6
  General/Family practice 77.9 80.3 91.5 94.6 95.9 102.7 111.5 114.4 116.8 121.2 131.2 139.1 140.9
  Internal medicine 102.0 109.4 121.8 130.9 146.5 152.5 149.6 162.1 180.8 174.9 185.7 185.7 193.9
  Surgery 155.0 162.4 187.9 207.5 220.5 236.4 233.8 250.5 262.7 255.2 269.4 275.2 261.4
  Pediatrics 76.2 81.8 85.3 94.9 104.7 106.5 119.3 123.9 135.4 126.2 140.5 140.6 143.5
  Obstetrics/Gynecology 124.3 135.9 163.2 180.7 194.3 207.3 221.8 220.7 221.9 200.4 244.3 231.0 228.7
 
MEAN PROFESSIONAL EXPENSES
All physicians 1 102.7 118.4 123.7 140.8 148.4 150.0 168.4 183.4 182.2 183.1 201.6 217.6 228.6
  General/Family practice 96.5 119.9 121.2 122.3 128.5 134.5 146.4 162.9 162.4 190.5 179.4 210.7 205.5
  Internal medicine 90.0 110.5 117.8 136.3 139.1 139.2 159.0 174.1 185.2 186.4 200.4 192.2 238.2
  Surgery 135.7 148.6 164.7 188.2 203.2 201.0 215.6 245.1 245.9 249.9 265.1 307.2 312.5
  Pediatrics 87.3 93.2 100.2 115.3 132.5 138.0 145.4 173.7 167.4 157.8 208.5 212.4 224.8
  Obstetrics/Gynecology 131.9 149.5 173.2 189.6 197.4 212.6 236.2 239.7 238.1 196.8 266.9 267.1 306.6
 
MEAN LIABILITY PREMIUM
All physicians 1 10.5 12.8 15.0 15.9 15.5 14.5 14.9 13.8 14.4 15.1 15.0 14.1 14.2
  General/Family practice 6.8 7.3 8.9 9.4 9.0 7.8 8.1 8.2 7.9 10.2 9.0 8.4 12.0
  Internal medicine 5.8 7.1 8.4 9.0 8.2 9.2 8.0 8.6 9.0 8.6 9.4 8.9 9.4
  Surgery 16.6 21.3 24.5 26.5 25.8 22.8 22.5 20.9 22.7 22.3 23.3 21.7 19.7
  Pediatrics 4.7 6.3 7.1 9.3 7.8 7.8 8.4 7.7 8.6 7.6 7.9 8.3 12.3
  Obstetrics/Gynecology 23.5 29.3 35.3 35.3 37.0 34.3 34.9 34.4 33.7 37.4 38.6 35.2 33.0



1 Includes other specialties, not shown separately.

Source: American Medical Association, Chicago IL, Socioeconomic Characteristics of Medical Practice, 1997/98 (copyright); and Physician Socioeconomic Statistics, 1999-2000 (copyright).

http://www.ama-assn.org/



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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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