Table 1.

The Number of Pediatricians and the Pediatrician-to-Child Population Ratios of the 50 States and Washington, DC, 1992 and 1982

State19921982% Changes
PediatriciansPCPRPediatriciansPCPRPediatriciansPCPR
Alabama36433.8  (36)*27724.5  (36)31.438.1  (30)
Alaska5529.7  (43)3122.1  (43)77.434.3  (37)
Arizona42240.3  (27)25130.9  (18)68.130.2  (41)
Arkansas18329.1  (44)11718.0  (50)56.461.4  (3) 
California448553.2  (11)299146.1  (9) 49.915.4  (45)
Colorado39843.8  (21)31538.1  (11)26.314.8  (46)
Connecticut60778.7  (6) 41452.8  (4) 46.649.1  (14)
Delaware9655.8  (10)5937.1  (13)62.750.4  (12)
District of Columbia208177.8  (1) 149108.0  (1) 39.664.7  (1) 
Florida158551.0  (14)87035.8  (16)82.242.4  (21)
Georgia73340.7  (24)43626.8  (31)68.152.0  (9) 
Hawaii19767.2  (8) 12946.4  (8) 52.744.9  (16)
Idaho6018.5  (51)5116.5  (51)17.612.6  (48)
Illinois150349.6  (15)114636.5  (15)31.235.9  (31)
Indiana44030.1  (42)29919.4  (47)47.255.6  (6)
Iowa17223.4  (48)14818.6  (49)16.225.9  (43)
Kansas21732.0  (39)16124.9  (35)34.828.4  (42)
Kentucky39040.5  (26)30329.1  (26)28.739.0  (28)
Louisiana51141.3  (23)39129.1  (25)30.741.8  (23)
Maine11938.9  (30)8527.5  (28)40.041.4  (25)
Maryland103384.3  (2) 65859.2  (2) 57.042.4  (22)
Massachusetts116284.0  (3) 72751.4  (6) 59.863.4  (2) 
Michigan94837.8  (31)72128.0  (27)31.535.2  (34)
Minnesota49040.6  (25)30426.7  (32)61.252.4  (8) 
Mississippi60726.7  (46)40218.9  (48)51.041.5  (24)
Missouri20045.0  (19)15130.4  (20)32.548.0  (15)
Montana6026.6  (47)5523.9  (40)9.111.0  (49)
Nebraska14332.6  (38)10223.2  (42)40.240.5  (26)
Nevada9427.8  (45)5624.3  (38)67.914.2  (47)
New Hampshire14351.1  (13)9637.8  (12)49.035.1  (35)
New Jersey149780.4  (5) 100252.6  (5) 49.452.8  (7) 
New Mexico18539.4  (28)11627.5  (29)59.543.5  (20)
New York362782.0  (4) 263958.5  (3) 37.440.1  (27)
North Carolina73844.4  (20)48129.7  (22)53.449.3  (13)
North Dakota6437.2  (33)4523.3  (41)42.259.6  (4) 
Ohio129145.8  (18)89630.1  (21)44.152.0  (10)
Oklahoma26030.3  (41)22425.4  (34)16.119.2  (44)
Oregon30239.4  (29)21129.7  (23)43.132.8  (38)
Pennsylvania134747.4  (16)98132.8  (17)37.344.3  (18)
Rhode Island16169.1  (7) 11750.0  (7) 37.638.2  (29)
South Carolina31433.2  (37)20422.0  (44)53.950.8  (11)
South Dakota4321.1  (49)3919.5  (45)10.38.1  (50)
Tennessee58046.5  (17)36929.3  (24)57.258.9  (5) 
Texas174334.4  (35)118026.1  (33)47.731.9  (39)
Utah20731.7  (40)14024.1  (39)47.931.1  (40)
Vermont8659.7  (9) 6244.3  (10)38.734.9  (36)
Virginia83153.2  (12)53136.9  (14)56.544.1  (19)
Washington56441.6  (22)35030.7  (19)61.135.7  (33)
West Virginia15435.2  (34)13224.4  (37)16.744.4  (17)
Wisconsin49637.3  (32)36127.5  (30)37.435.8  (32)
Wyoming2820.3  (50)3019.5  (46)−6.74.1  (51)
  • * Numbers in parentheses indicate state ranks.