Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QG-004-002-1-1-United States-DPLS-1940

Subject Area: Medical and Health

Bibliographic Citation: Physician data for nine U.S. cities, 1940-1960.  [machine-readable data file] / Elesh, David  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Access Status: Access only by permission of donor (all users).

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: Physicians are located by city and census tract. Variables relating to physician include birthdate; medical school graduation date; date physician was licensed and when he was certified by National Board of Medical Examiners; category variables for graduating medical school, specialty board certification, specialty practice, and medical schools where he has a professional appointment; number of specialty societies physician belongs to; and dummy variables for AMA scientific fellowship, AMA membership, National Medical Association membership, intern or resident status, and location in a 90% Negro census tract. Also coded are the number of hospitals in census tract and adjacent ones. This data set is complementary to other sets held by DPLS dealing with census tracts and hospitals (07-0001 and 07-028).

Media/File Reports:

7002 (CD-ROM)
7124 (CD-ROM)
7125 (CD-ROM)
7400 (CD-Rom)
7401 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)