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Table 2 Characteristics of naturopathic physicians licensed in Connecticut (1999) and Washington (1998)

From: Practice patterns of naturopathic physicians: results from a random survey of licensed practitioners in two US States

  Connecticut (n = 59) % Washington (n = 111) %
Demographics   
   Female 58 57
   White 95 94
   Mean Age (SD) 43.6 (8.7) years 44.1 (9.2) years
Education   
Institution*:   
   Bastyr University 37 80
   National College 59 20
   Other 3 1
Specialty training# 69 42
Licensed in other Health Profession* 17 (acupuncture 10%; all others less than 2%) 33 (chiropractic 8%; nursing 7%; acupuncture 6%; midwifery 5%; all others less than 2%)
Practice solo 51 54
  1. *significant differences between the two states, chi square, p < 0.05)
  2. # significant differences between the two states, t-test, p < 0.05)