Table 1

Predisposing, enabling and need determinants of access
Determinant type Variable Coding
Predisposing Factors Sex Female (Reference) / Male
Age Under 30 (Ref.) / 30–44 / 45–59 / 60+
Marital Status No partner (Ref.) / Living with a partner
Time since immigration Born in Canada (Ref.) / Less than 10 years / More than 10 years
Enabling Factors Education Less than high school (Ref.) / High school / Post-secondary educated
Income Not low income (Ref.) / Low income
Family Doctor No (Ref.) / Yes
Health Region City of Toronto (Ref.) / Urban / Rural
Need Factors Chronic conditions No chronic conditions (Ref.) / 1–3 conditions / 4+ conditions

Harrington et al.

Harrington et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:146   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-146

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