Table 1.

Geographic distribution, work hours, numbers of clinical activities, and time per clinical activity of Ontario GPs and FPs: N = 12 273.

CHARACTERISTICRURAL NORTHRURAL SOUTHURBAN NORTHURBAN SOUTH
Total no. of GPs and FPs per region (proportion of all GPs and FPs in Ontario)292 (2.4)845 (6.9)554 (4.5)10 582 (86.2)
Mean hours worked per week reported per GP or FP50.8244.1441.5638.56
Mean proportion of time per clinical activity, %51.459.267.276.1
Mean no. of clinical activities reported per GP or FP2.702.342.001.66
GPs and FPs reporting only 1 clinical activity, n (%)74 (25.3)297 (35.1)255 (46.0)6295 (59.5)
GPs and FPs reporting 2–5 clinical activities, n (%)202 (69.2)508 (60.1)291 (52.5)4187 (39.6)
GPs and FPs reporting ≥ 6 clinical activities, n (%)16 (5.5)40 (4.7)8 (1.4)100 (0.9)
GPs and FPs reporting 50% or more of their clinical time in general or family practice, n (%)194 (66.4)577 (68.3)302 (54.5)5368 (50.7)