Table 2

Characteristics of naturopathic physicians licensed in Connecticut (1999) and Washington (1998)

Connecticut (n = 59) %

Washington (n = 111) %


Demographics

Female

58

57

White

95

94

Mean Age (SD)

43.6 (8.7) years

44.1 (9.2) years

Education

Institution*:

Bastyr University

37

80

National College

59

20

Other

3

1

Specialty training#

69

42

Licensed in other Health Profession*

17 (acupuncture 10%; all others less than 2%)

33 (chiropractic 8%; nursing 7%; acupuncture 6%; midwifery 5%; all others less than 2%)

Practice solo

51

54


*significant differences between the two states, chi square, p < 0.05)

# significant differences between the two states, t-test, p < 0.05)

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

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