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Tracking Report No. 15
Supplementary Table 1

Average Hours per Week Spent on Direct Patient Care, 1995-2003

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Average Hours per Week Spent on Direct Patient Care
Percent Change
 
1995
1999
2003
1995 - 1999
1999-2003
1995-2003
All Patient Care Physicians
44.7
46.7
45.6
4.5*
-2.3*
2.1*
Primary Care Physicians
43.7
45.6
44.6
4.5*
-2.3*
2.1*
Specialists
45.3
47.4
46.2
4.6*
-2.6*
1.9*
Medical Specialists
43.6
45.7
43.5
4.8*
-4.8*
-0.3
Surgical Specialists
47.2
49.8
50.2
5.5*
0.7
6.2*

* Rate of change is statistically significant at p <.05.

Source: Community Tracking Study Physician Survey

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