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Table 6 Trends in ratio of average earnings, selected occupations, to average earnings for physicians, 5 LIS countries, 1991–1997

From: Assessing human resources for health: what can be learned from labour force surveys?

  Denmark Netherlands Russian Federation United Kingdom United States of America
  1992 1997 1991 1994 1992 1995 1991 1997 1991 1997
Physicians (reference group) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Nursing and midwifery professionals 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.4 (0.5) (1.0) 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.2
Other health professionals 0.7 0.8 (1.2) (1.4) 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.5
Nursing and midwifery associate professionals 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1
Modern health associate professionals 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2
Physical and engineering science professionals 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7 1.2 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.4
Teaching associate professionals 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.2
  1. Note: Occupational classification at the 4-digit ISCO-88 level or equivalent. Figures in parentheses refer to sample size of fewer than 10 cases.