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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Primary health care organizational characteristics associated with better accessibility: data from the QUALICO-PC survey in Quebec

  Frequency (n) Proportion (%) Khi-2 (p-value)
Patients
 Sex 1765a   0.1164
  Male 593 33.6  
  Female 1172 66.4
 Age 1752a   0.4720
  18–25 100 5.7  
  25–34 213 12.2
  35–44 249 14.2
  45–54 351 20.0
  55–64 393 22.4
  65 and over 446 25.5
 Income 1731a   0.4777
  Below average 377 21.8  
  About average 1011 58.4
  Above average 343 19.4
 Fluency in French or English 1752a   0.3931
  Fluent 1520 86.8  
  Sufficiently 140 8.0
  Moderately 46 2.6
  Little 35 2.0
  Not at all 11 0.6
 Education 1749a   0.2534
  No qualifications, primary, or lower secondary 275 15.7  
  Upper secondary education (grades 10–12) 622 35.6
  Post-secondary education (college, undergraduate) 852 48.7
 Employment status 1798a   0.0340
  Working 960 53.4  
  Retired 523 29.1
  Unable to work 142 7.9
  Other 192 10.7
 General health status 1778a   0.0044
  Very good 416 23.4  
  Good 881 49.6
  Fair 420 23.6
  Poor 61 3.4
 Chronic conditions 1759a   0.2394
  Yes 918 52.2  
  No 841 47.8
Family practitioners
 Sex 215a   0.5886
  Male 97 45.1  
  Female 118 54.9
 Age 211a   0.6703
  25–34 34 16.1  
  35–44 31 14.7
  45–54 64 30.3
  55 and over 82 38.9
  1. aTotal n are different due to different partial non-response rate to each question