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Term: Physician Contact Rate

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


The number of physician visits a given population makes in a given time period. This rate can be an actual, or crude rate taken directly from the database, or can be an "adjusted" rate, taking into account the influence of age and gender characteristics.

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  • Roos NP, Fransoo R, Bogdanovic B, Friesen D, Frohlich N, Carriere KC, Patton D, Wall R. Needs-Based Planning for Manitoba's Generalist Physicians . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1996. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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