Physician count

Median Age

Total Number of Days with billings

Mean Number of Days with billings per year per anesthesiologist

1998/1999

346

46

58,038

168

1999/2000

350

47

61,274

175

2000/2001

351

47

60,383

172

2001/2002

359

48

59,481

166

2002/2003

366

48

59,399

162

2003/2004

380

48

60,412

160

2004/2005

412

48

62,657

152

2005/2006

437

49

66,111

151

2006/2007

445

50

68,432

154

2007/2008

461

50

69,897

150

Table 4: Number of BC specialist anesthesiologists, median age, and total number of days with billings and mean number of days with submitted billings, per anesthesiologist, annually from 1998 through 2008 (Knowledge Management and Technology Division BC Health personal communication).