Table 3

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

Connecticut (n = 59)

Washington (n = 110)


Median number of years in practice

9

7

Patient care hours in a typical week

Mean (S.D.)

25.8 (10.6)

24.5 (12.2)

Percentage reporting: 1–14 hours

10.2

20.0

15–24 hours

32.2

30.0

25–34 hours

39.0

26.4

35–44 hours

15.2

17.2

45+ hours

3.4

6.4

Patient visits in a typical week

Mean (S.D.)

32.7 (18.9)

30.5 (24.7)

Percentage reporting: 1–19 visits

20.7

34.6

20–29 visits

31.0

21.8

30–39 visits

13.8

21.8

40–49 visits

13.8

9.1

50+ visits

20.7

12.7


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

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