Table 7

Survey respondents’ practice types and locations

CHARACTERISTICSRESPONDENTS, N (%)RESPONSE RATE, %
Health authority of practice
  • Fraser392 (23.4)30.7
  • Interior295 (17.6)35.5
  • Northern98 (5.9)29.4
  • Vancouver Coastal515 (30.8)30.0
  • Vancouver Island372 (22.2)39.0
  • Total1672 (100)
Type of practice*
  • Family practice1348 (80.6)NA
  • Other specialtyNA
    -Internal medicine135 (8.1)
    -Emergency medicine108 (6.5)
    -Pediatrics98 (5.9)
    -Other104 (6.2)
  • Total*1793NA
  • NA—not available.

  • * The column total for practice type exceeds the sample size because some physicians identified more than 1 specialty.