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Table 3 Comparing county characteristics between the top 5% and bottom 5% of counties with the highest and lowest proportion of prescriptions prescribed by NPs and PAs

From: Prescribing Alzheimer’s Disease treatments by provider type and geographic region: a comparison among physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants

  Top 5% Bottom 5%
Percent of all prescriptions written by NPs and PAs 17.30% 0.9%
County population 136,103 680,809
Median household income $62,642 $67,509
  1. Abbreviations: NPs Nurse Practitioners, PAs Physician Assistants