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October 12, 1940

Number of Doctors in Georgia

JAMA. 1940;115(15):1291. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810410057023

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In a medical economic abstract in the Organization Section of The Journal, September 28, page 1108, it was stated that in Georgia for the state as a whole there is one physician to 1,560 of population. According to the 1940 American Medical Directory, Georgia has a population of 3,073,000. The number of physicians is 2,825, thus giving Georgia one physician to 1,088 of population.

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