Physicians on old doctors being tested for physical and/or mental competency 2017

Should doctors be tested for physical and/or mental competency at age 65?

by John Elflein, last edited Apr 24, 2018
Physicians on old doctors being tested for physical and/or mental competency 2017 This statistic shows physicians' views on doctors being tested for mental and/or physical competence at the age of 65 years, according to a survey conducted on July 24, 2017 among physicians worldwide. Some 60 percent of the survey respondents stated that a doctor's mental and/or physical competence should not be tested at the age of 65 years, unless an issue has occurred.
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Should doctors be tested for physical and/or mental competency at age 65?

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Percentage of respondents
No7%
No, unless an issue has occured60%
Yes, mental19%
Yes, physical1%
Yes, both13%
Percentage of respondents
No7%
No, unless an issue has occured60%
Yes, mental19%
Yes, physical1%
Yes, both13%
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by John Elflein, last edited Apr 24, 2018
This statistic shows physicians' views on doctors being tested for mental and/or physical competence at the age of 65 years, according to a survey conducted on July 24, 2017 among physicians worldwide. Some 60 percent of the survey respondents stated that a doctor's mental and/or physical competence should not be tested at the age of 65 years, unless an issue has occurred.
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