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 Specialist medical doctors (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Specialist medical doctors (No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013), Sex and Medical speciality, subspecialty or competence; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Health personnel statistics
First available period 2011
Last available period 2021
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • Sex
  • Medical speciality, subspecialty or competence
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • MEDICAL SPECIALITY:  Differentiating title to which corresponds a specific set of medical knowledge.
Definition MEDICAL DOCTOR (MD in USA or Canadian terminology)
A person holding at least a basic medical degree and that is or was a medical practitioner, whether a physician or a surgeon, in any labour condition. Practicing of medicine depends on the right granted by the Portuguese college of physicians and surgeons (Ordem dos Médicos). Source: Estatuto da Ordem dos Médicos, art.º 1º e 8º
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations Count
Last update date 04/08/2022


information presented in 9/8/2022