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Table 1 Disciplinary actions. Total and by reaction type. 2011–2018. Frequency and percent

From: Medical malpractice in Norway: frequency and distribution of disciplinary actions for medical doctors 2011–2018

  2011 n (%) 2012 n (%) 2013 n (%) 2014 n (%) 2015 n (%) 2016 n (%) 2017 n (%) 2018 n (%) Total n (%)
Disciplinary action type
 Warning 59 (61) 71 (59) 64 (62) 54 (55) 99 (62) 62 (57) 58 (47) 78 (56) 545 (57)
 Licence restricted 6 (6) 7 (6) 7 (7) 6 (6) 14 (9) 10 (9) 12 (10) 10 (7) 72 (8)
 Loss of prescription right 7 (7) 12 (10) 7 (7) 6 (6) 8 (5) 7 (6) 7 (6) 7 (5) 61 (6)
 Licence revoked 23 (24) 30 (25) 25 (24) 32 (33) 38 (24) 28 (26) 47 (38) 45 (32) 269 (28)
 Suspension/loss of specialization approval 2 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1) 1 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (0)
Total 97 (100) 120 (100) 103 (100) 98 (100) 160 (100) 108 (100) 124 (100) 140 (100) 950 (100)