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This report describes patterns of physician utilization as they existed in the North Central region of the United States in 1970. The physician use patterns of various social groups are examined to indicate the volume of physician visits for each group, how each group used specialists, and where each group made contact with doctors. Particular attention is given to the patterns of use in rural areas.
Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University
Agricultural and Resource Economics | Health Economics | Health Services Research | Rural Sociology
Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University; Thorton, Theodore D.; and Heady, Earl O., "Patterns of physician use in the north central region of the United States" (1977). CARD Reports. 71.