Table 1.

Selected demographic characteristics of patients responding to the VFMC Patient Satisfaction Survey

CHARACTERISTICVALUE, N (%)
Sex (n = 298)
  • Female200 (67.1)
  • Male98 (32.9)
Age, y (n = 287)
  • ≤ 3853 (18.5)
  • 39–4549 (17.1)
  • 46–5146 (16.0)
  • 52–5645 (15.7)
  • 57–6647 (16.4)
  • ≥ 6747 (16.4)
Marital status (n = 299)
  • Single44 (14.7)
  • Married169 (56.5)
  • Common law34 (11.4)
  • Divorced33 (11.0)
  • Separated10 (3.3)
  • Widowed9 (3.0)
Highest level of education (n = 296)
  • High school diploma128 (43.2)
  • College or technical diploma96 (32.4)
  • University degree71 (24.0)
  • Other1 (0.3)
Income level, $ (n = 283)
  • ≤ 20 00053 (18.7)
  • 20 001–36 00050 (17.7)
  • 36 001–59 00058 (20.5)
  • 59 001–72 75640 (14.1)
  • ≥ 72 75782 (29.0)
Length of time as a patient of the VFMC, y (n = 297)
  • ≤ 583 (27.9)
  • 6–1067 (22.6)
  • 11–2072 (24.2)
  • > 2075 (25.3)
Diagnosis (n = 248)
  • Long-term physical condition167 (67.3)
  • Long-term mental or psychological condition81 (28.3)
  • VFMC—Victoria Family Medical Centre.