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Table 5 Contracted and non-contracted rural doctors

From: Integrated strategies to tackle the inequitable distribution of doctors in Thailand: four decades of experience

Year Total rural doctors Non-contracted Contracted
   Number % Number %
1982 628 175 27.87 453 72.13
1984 934 377 40.36 552 59.10
1987 1,339 602 44.96 731 54.59
2001 2,389 974 40.77 1,415 59.23
2002 2,651 1,178 44.44 1,473 55.56
  1. Source: 1982–1987 from Jindawatthana A [21] 2001–2002 from Health Service Network Development Office, MoPH