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Supplementary Table 1
Average Reported Physician Income, 1995-99



 
Average Net Income from Practice of Medicine ($1,000s)
 
1995
1997
1999
All Patient Care Physicians
$180
$182
$187*#
Primary Care Physicians
135
135
138*#
Specialists
208
212
219*#
   Surgeons and Proceduralistsa
240
246
256*#
   Other Specialistsb
159
162
172*#

Notes: income from practice of medicine after expenses and before taxes. Physician income reports are lagged. For example, in the 2000-01 survey, physicians reported annual net income from practice of medicine for 1999.
a. Procedural specialties include cardiology, gastroenterology, dermatology and oncology.
b. Other specialties are other, cognitively based specialties, such as neurology, endocrinology, emergency medicine, etc.
* Significantly different from previous period at p<.05.
# Significantly different from 1995 at p<.05.
Source: HSC Community Tracking Study Physician Survey

 

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