Table 1.

Characteristics of respondents

CHARACTERISTICSRESPONDENTS, % (N) N = 2278MAILING LIST, % (N) N = 444199% CONFIDENCE INTERVAL
Sex
• Male63.9 (1455)66.7 (2963)61.3–66.5
• Female35.4 (806)33.3 (1478)32.8–38.0
• Not stated0.7 (17)0NA
Age, y*
• < 300.8 (18)1.2 (54)0.3–1.7
• 30–346.8 (155)6.8 (304)5.4–8.2
• 35–3913.1 (299)13.3 (590)11.3–15.1
• 40–4417.5 (398)17.7 (788)15.4–19.8
• 45–4919.2 (438)17.5 (775)17.1–19.6
• 50–5416.8 (382)15.7 (699)14.7–17.8
• ≥ 5525.5 (581)27.7 (1231)23.1–30.1
• Not stated0.3 (7)0NA
Location of undergraduate training
• University of British Columbia36.3 (826)33.9 (1505)33.6–36.6
• Canada42.4 (966)44.5 (1977)39.7–47.2
• Outside Canada21.1 (481)21.6 (959)18.4–24.3
• Not stated0.2 (5)0NA
Practice location (by health authority)*
• Vancouver Coastal30.7 (699)32.4 (1440)28.1–35.0
• Fraser19.9 (453)25.4 (1129)17.3–28.0
• Vancouver Island21.4 (488)21.0 (933)18.9–23.6
• Northern6.4 (146)5.8 (258)3.9–8.4
• Interior17.3 (395)15.2 (676)14.8–17.8
• Not stated or other4.3 (97)0.1 (5)NA
  • NA—not applicable.

  • * Responses in the Mailing List column of this category do not add to 100% owing to rounding.