volume 61, issue 3, P389-397 1978
DOI: 10.1542/peds.61.3.389
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T. K. Mclnerny, K. J. Roghmann, S. A. Sutherland

Abstract: Primary pediatric practice in one community was studied by using a household interview survey, a pediatrician mail questionnaire, and an ambulatory care survey of nine practices reporting on all visits over a four-week period. The results for the study year 1975 are compared with those for 1971 and 1967. Pediatricians provided an ever-increasing proportion of ambulatory care. Of all the children who had a regular physician in 1967, only 47% had a pediatrician; by 1975, this proportion had increased to 74%. Wel…

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