How Far to the Nearest Physician? - ARCHIVED

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When Canadians need to see a doctor, the cost of physician services is not a barrier. However, travel distance may restrict some people's access to health services. This article examines the proximity of the population to physicians. From a representative point within each of Canada's 45,995 Enumeration Areas (EAs), we calculated the aerial distance to the nearest physician.

Issue Number: 1998005
Volume: 1
Author(s): Lapierre, Bruno; Ng, Edward; Pole, Jason; Will, Phyllis
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PDFMarch 8, 1999