Table 4.

Mean Annual Premiums by Specialty for States With and Without Total and Noneconomic Caps, 2000

SpecialtyStates With Total Caps (n = 7) $States Without Total Caps (n = 44) $P ValuesStates With Noneconomic Caps (n = 20) $States Without Noneconomic Caps (n = 31) $P Values
Internal medicine4,519.867,447.00.0156,461.657,421.74.427
General surgery16,912.1424,516.93.05122,244.6224,092.16.665
Obstetrics22,371.5742,728.68.00136,051.8142,171.97.371