Brigitte Cypress

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There are no national data on the extent of back problems in the population of the United States, but it is known that back symptoms is the second leading symptomatic reason expressed by patients for visiting physicians. To provide insight into the scope of this problem, data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys of 1977 and 1978 were examined(More)
  • B K Cypress
  • 1983
A profile of pediatric medical practice is developed using data on visits to office-based physicians collected during the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey in 1980 and 1981. Descriptive statistics highlight physician and practice characteristics, patient characteristics, and aspects of patient condition and management. The first group includes(More)
Data from the 1975-1976 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics were examined retrospectively to determine the extent to which blood pressure was measured during visits to office-based physicians in the conterminous United States. Blood pressure was more often measured for females (especially black)(More)