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"Volume and characteristics of patient visits to office-based physicians have been measured annually since 1973 by the National Center for Health Statistics, but a segment of the physicians who see patients in offices were not included. . . [This survey] reports on the 10.6 percent of office visits never before surveyed. This group of physicians were excluded [previously] because they do not meet criteria for the survey and include specialties such as anesthesiology and radiology. In some cases, adequate information was not available about their practice, or they had changed their activities to include more patients, or while they are
The National Ambulatory Medical Care Complement Survey: United States, 1980.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:887. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-6-887_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(6):887.
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