Table 1

Selection and participation of naturopathic physicians (NDs) in Washington (1999) and Connecticut (1998)

Connecticut

Washington


NDs licensed in state

71

286

NDs randomly selected for study

71

200

NDs found eligible for study*

63

142

Eligible NDs interviewed

59

111

Interviewed NDs eligible to collect visit data**

55

93

Eligible NDs providing visit data

34

65

Total patient visits reported

631

1186


* NDs confirmed to be practicing in state and to have verifiable and functioning phone number

** NDs who reported seeing 10 or more patients in a typical week

Boon et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2004 4:14   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-4-14

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