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This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of physicians in patient care by the total population. We multiply the result by 1,000. Note that data from 2003 and later count all physicians in patient care. Data prior to 2003 count only physicians in patient care who are not employed by the federal government.

In counties with relatively few people, a small change in the number of physicians may have a significant effect on rates from year to year.

In New Hampshire...

Note: All population data are July 1st estimates.
Source: 1995-2014 Area Health Resources File (AHRF);