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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
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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