Table 2

Sample description with 95% confidence intervals
Required a specialist in previous 12 months
Attribute CCHS Ontario (%) Experienced difficulty (%) Did not experience difficulty (%)
Female 51.0 ± 1.2 57.3 ± 6.1 56.8 ± 7.0
Under 30 28.0 ± 1.1 13.9 ± 3.3 16.5 ± 1.7
30-44 24.2 ± 1.2 25.9 ± 4.9 21.6 ± 2.6
45-59 26.3 ± 1.2 38.0 ± 6.3 28.4 ± 2.6
60+ 21.6 ± 0.8 22.2 ± 3.8 33.5 ± 2.1
Living With Partner 59.0 ± 1.3 70.1 ± 4.5 64.6 ± 2.4
Canadian Born 67.2 ± 1.3 60.7 ± 6.1 70.4 ± 2.7
Immigrant: < 10 Years 8.2 ± 0.8 10.7 ± 4.5 6.1 ± 1.8
Immigrant: 10+ Years 24.6 ± 1.2 28.7 ± 5.7 23.5 ± 2.4
Less Than $20,000 7.5 ± 0.7 9.1 ± 3.4 8.7 ± 1.6
$20,000-$39,999 15.6 ± 0.8 14.3 ± 3.8 16.2 ± 1.8
$40,000-$59,999 16.9 ± 1.0 15.2 ± 4.2 14.9 ± 1.7
$60,000-$79,999 16.3 ± 1.2 13.9 ± 4.4 14.5 ± 1.8
$80,000 And More 43.7 ± 1.4 47.6 ± 6.5 45.8 ± 2.9
Less Than Secondary School 19.8 ± 0.8 7.9 ± 2.3 14.4 ± 1.6
Secondary School 17.4 ± 1.0 11.9 ± 3.1 15.8 ± 1.8
Post-Secondary 62.7 ± 1.2 80.2 ± 3.7 69.8 ± 2.3
Has a Family Doctor 89.4 ± 0.9 93.1 ± 3 95.0 ± 1.0
No Chronic Conditions 54.5 ± 1.3 26.4 ± 4.9 37.8 ± 2.7
1-3 Conditions 41.1 ± 1.3 61.1 ± 5.5 54.1 ± 2.5
4+ Conditions 4.5 ± 0.4 12.5 ± 2.8 8.1 ± 1.1
City of Toronto 20.9 ± 1.2 14.8 ± 4.3 22.2 ± 2.5
Urban 56.6 ± 1.3 63.8 ± 5.2 54.5 ± 2.6
Rural 22.4 ± 0.8 21.3 ± 4.1 23.3 ± 1.7

Harrington et al.

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

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