Table 22.

Percent responses to categories of immediate plans

Immediate Plans1980198519901995199819992000200120022003
Private Practice
    Solo17.3%9.4%5.8%5.8%5.6%5.3%5.5%4.0%4.7%4.4%
    Partner/Group9.8%14.3%12.0%11.1%9.7%12.7%9.5%7.7%8.7%7.4%
    Associate/Employed29.9%34.4%31.3%32.9%35.9%35.6%36.5%41.1%38.9%38.5%
    Total Private Practice 57.0% 58.1% 49.1% 49.8% 51.2% 53.6% 51.5% 52.8% 52.2% 50.3%
Advanced Education18.3%23.6%33.4%36.0%35.8%34.0%34.1%34.4%35.7%37.1%
Teach/Research/Admin.1.3%0.9%1.0%1.1%0.5%1.3%0.5%0.6%0.5%1.9%
Government Service14.5%10.3%11.6%8.9%10.0%10.7%11.0%10.0%9.3%7.6%
Undecided8.9%7.2%4.9%4.2%2.5%2.6%2.9%2.3%2.2%3.0%