Table 6: Average Number of Family Physician Patient Encounters Per Week by Setting (as of April 2011)

Average Number of Family Physician Patient Encounters Per Week by Setting (as of April 2011)

 Office VisitsHospital VisitsNursing Home VisitsHouse CallsValid N
All RespondentsOffice Visits: 89Hospital Visits: 7Nursing Home Visits: 2House Calls: 1Valid N: 629
 Office Visits:  Hospital Visits:  Nursing Home Visits:  House Calls:  Valid N:  
Practice Location
In Metropolitan AreaOffice Visits: 88Hospital Visits: 6Nursing Home Visits: 2House Calls: 0Valid N: 456
Outside Metropolitan AreaOffice Visits: 93Hospital Visits: 10Nursing Home Visits: 3House Calls: 0Valid N: 133
 Office Visits:  Hospital Visits:  Nursing Home Visits:  House Calls:  Valid N:  
Number of Years Since Residency Completion
7 or Fewer YearsOffice Visits: 92Hospital Visits: 4Nursing Home Visits: 1House Calls: 1Valid N: 185
8 to 14 YearsOffice Visits: 87Hospital Visits: 9Nursing Home Visits: 3House Calls: 0Valid N: 144
15 to 21 YearsOffice Visits: 88Hospital Visits: 7Nursing Home Visits: 1House Calls: 0Valid N: 95
22 or More YearsOffice Visits: 88Hospital Visits: 9Nursing Home Visits: 3House Calls: 1Valid N: 202

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians, Practice Profile I Survey, April 2011