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Table 2 Research payments received by orthopedic and non-orthopedic surgeons, including total value, total number, and median value (inter-quartile range (IQR)) per capita, 2014–2017

From: Impact of US industry payment disclosure laws on payments to surgeons: a natural experiment

 Total number of physiciansTotal number of paymentsMedian number of payments (IQR)Total value of payments, US $ (IQR)Median value, $ (IQR)
Orthopedic surgeons     
 20142596671 (1–3)$2,006,252.77$3307.98 ($782.00–$8850.00)
 201524111813 (1–5)$3,402,017.62$4500.00 ($1200.00–$13,000.00)
 201624810252 (1–4)$2,748,382.09$4575.00 ($1159.74–$13,225.00)
 20171635412 (1–4)$1,990,745.51$4355.00 ($1638.75–$11,310.00)
Non-orthopedic surgeons    
 201469622392 (1–3)$12,462,894.96$2495.00 ($700.00–$9625.00)
 201583835441 (1–3)$9,428,075.11$1325.00 ($556.98–$6200.00)
 201672723871 (1–2)$8,618,203.73$1602.75 ($510.00–$7098.79)
 201752615911 (1–3)$6,401,187.11$1650.00 ($690.00–$6700.00)
  1. Source: Open payments program data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services