Which healthcare providers have the highest percentage of female doctors?
Hopkinton Internal Medicine, in northern Nebraska, ranks first for the percentage of women in its internal medicine practice.
The study, conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the first to track how many female doctors are practicing in a geographic area and to compare their numbers across states.
It found that women make up more than 70 percent of internal medicine residency positions in Nebraska, while men make up about 70 percent.
The top three counties for female doctors in the state are Omaha and Des Moines.
It also found that the number of female physicians in Omaha rose from 5,846 in 2014 to 6,831 in 2016.
Overall, the U