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Label/Question

PH5:Physician id number, masked

Description: Unique identifier for each physician.

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

AMA:Birth year

Description: Year of birth. This information was obtained from the American Medical Association (AMA). For confidentiality reasons, this is a categorical variable which groups years together into approximate 5 year intervals. Years before ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:AMA:Sex,1-Male,2-Female

Description: Gender. This information was obtained from the American Medical Association (AMA).

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:1.Overall Career satisfaction

Thinking very generally about your satisfaction with your overall career in medicine, would you say that you are currently very dissatisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, somewhat satisfied, or very satisfied?... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:2.Year began practicing medicine

In what year did you begin medical practice after completing your undergraduate and graduate medical training? Description: Year physician started practicing medicine. For confidentiality reasons, this is a categorical variable which group... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

HP5:CV:Primary care physician

Description: A flag that indicates the physician spends most of his/her patient care time in a primary care specialty.

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:CV:7-cat speciality

Description: Categorizes physician into one of seven specialty groups.

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:4.Board-certified in prim specialty?

Are you board-certified in your primary specialty?

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:CV: Practice type, edited

Description: Physician's practice type is categorized into one of six classifications.

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:6.Ownershp status in main practice

This question is about your main practice, that is, the business or organization that compensates you. In your main practice, are you a full owner, a part owner (e.g., with one or more other physicians), an employee with no ownership, or a... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:6a.Ownership interest, Oth physician

If you are a part owner or employee, do any of the following have an ownership interest in your main practice? Check all that apply: Other physician(s) in the practice. ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:CV:Othr ownership is solely hosp and/or med schl

Description: This variable indicates that only a hospital, a medical school, or a hospital and a medical school have an ownership interest in your main practice. This variable was constructed from question 6a. ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:6a.Other ownership interest

Description: This variable indicates some ownership interest in your main practice, other than the physicians in the practice, and HMSOWNX=0. This variable was constructed from question ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:7a.Number of physicians at practice

Description: This variable indicates number of physicians in your main practice. Top coded at

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:8.Overall financial incentives

On balance, do the overall personal financial incentives in your practice favor reducing services to individual patients, favor expanding services to individual patients, or favor neither? ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:9.Competitive situation of practice

Thinking about your practice specifically, how would you describe the competitive situation your practice faces?

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:10.Weeks practicing medicine in 2006

Approximately how many weeks did you practice medicine in 2006? Description: This variable was bottom coded at 40.

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:CV:edited Hrs last week, med-related actvty

During your LAST COMPLETE WEEK OF WORK, approximately how many hours did you spend in all medically-related activities? c. Total hours in medically-related activities Description: There are 226 cases that were missing in the raw data and e... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:12a.Number visits office & outpat clinic

During your LAST COMPLETE WEEK OF WORK, how many patient visits did you personally have in each of the following settings? Please count as one visit each time you saw a patient. Visits in the office and out-patient clinics. Description: Th... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:12b.Num visits on hospital rounds

During your LAST COMPLETE WEEK OF WORK, how many patient visits did you personally have in each of the following settings? Please count as one visit each time you saw a patient. Visits on hospital rounds. Description: This variable was top... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:12c.Number visits in nursing homes

During your LAST COMPLETE WEEK OF WORK, how many patient visits did you personally have in each of the following settings? Please count as one visit each time you saw a patient. Visits in nursing homes and patients' homes. Description: Thi... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:13a.Time spend e-mail patients

During a TYPICAL WORK DAY, how much time do you spend on each of the following activities? a. E-mail communications with patients and their families. ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:13b.Time spend phone patients

During a TYPICAL WORK DAY, how much time do you spend on each of the following activities? b. Telephone conversations with patients and their families. ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:13c.Time spend e-mail physicians

During a TYPICAL WORK DAY, how much time do you spend on each of the following activities? c. E-mail communications with physicians and other clinicians. ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

PH5:13d.Time spend phone physicians

During a TYPICAL WORK DAY, how much time do you spend on each of the following activities? d. Telephone conversations with physicians and other clinicians. ... (view details)

Taken from: Health Tracking Physician Survey, 2008 [United States] - Public-Use Data.

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