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National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1980 [United States]

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Title:National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1980 [United States]
Study Number:656
Catalog Date:05/27/1998
Primary Investigator(s):United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
Source:ICPSR
Access Restrictions:No
Abstract:The National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys (NAMCS) supply data on ambulatory medical care provided in physicians' offices. The 1980 survey contains information from approximately 46,000 patient visits to 1,870 physicians. Data are available on the patient's reason for the visit, the physician's diagnosis, and the kinds of diagnostic and therapeutic services rendered. Information is included on the physician's specialization and geographical location. Demographic information on patients, such as age, sex, race, and ethnicity, was also collected.
Universe:Office visits made in the United States by patients of physicians who were based in offices, principally engaged in patient care, non-federally employed, and not practicing in the specialties of anesthesiology, pathology, or radiology.

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