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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 4.11
Race/ethnicity of U.S. physicians and surgeons versus the U.S. population, United States, 2000
    Population Physicians and surgeons
Population group Number Percent Number Percent
Race/ethnicity Hispanic, all races 35,305,818 12.6 36,225 5.0
Non-Hispanic        
White only 194,552,774 69.0 519,850 74.0
Black only 33,947,837 12.1 31,390 4.5
Asian only 10,123,169 3.6 105,295 15.0
NHOPI only 353,509 0.1 240 0.0
AI/AN only 2,068,883 0.7 1,175 0.2
Multiple races 4,602,146 2.0 11,785 2.0

Source: U.S. Census 2000 and Census 2000 Equal Employment Opportunity Tabulations.

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