INTERACTIVE: Number of Physician Care Doctors in the US

By Joe Gullo

Published 04/04 2014 04:07PM

Updated 04/04 2014 04:20PM

A report by the Association of American Medical Colleges compared physician supply in the United States. 

According to the report, there were 90.1 primary care physicians per 100,000 population in the United States in 2012. Primary care physicians were classified as those who specialize in adolescent medicine, family medicine, general practice, geriatric medicine, and internal medicine. 

Click on the map to see how each state ranks on total primary care physicians per 100,000 population. Map key (1 = Best, 50 = Worst)


Data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. 

Best States:
  1. Massachusetts
  2. Vermont
  3. Maine
  4. Rhode Island
  5. Maryland
Worst States:
  1. Mississippi
  2. Utah
  3. Nevada
  4. Idaho
  5. Texas

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