Published epidemiologic data regarding dermatologic practice may no longer be current.
The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey conducted in 1990 provides a comprehensive assessment of ambulatory medical practice including patient demographics, chief and secondary complaints, diagnoses, and drug treatments prescribed.
Many specialties including dermatology were represented in the sampling technique.
The database was reviewed for descriptive aspects of visits to dermatologists surveyed.
Using standardized weighting techniques, we estimated the total number of physician visits.
Dermatologists had an estimated 24.0 million patient encounters in 1990.
Dermatologists treated a disproportionately large number of female and younger patients.
Mots-clés Pascal : Dermatologie, Activité professionnelle, Médecin, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Spécialité médicale, Personnel sanitaire, Epidémiologie, Etude statistique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Dermatology, Professional activity, Physician, United States, North America, America, Medical specialty, Health staff, Epidemiology, Statistical study, Human
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