Medicine: Doctors' Incomes

From the U.S. Department of Commerce's Survey of Current Business doctors learned last week that:

> The net income of U.S. doctors has increased 73.9% in the last decade; they grossed more than a billion dollars in 1941, netted $640 million—almost their 1929 net income. But the number of doctors in practice had increased by over 10,000. The doctors' average income was still below what it was in 1929.

> Half the doctors netted less than $3,912 in 1941; 23% earned less than $2,400; 1.3% operated at a loss; 12.8% earned over $10,000 and one...

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