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Chart 2. Unacceptable waiting times1 for specialized services2, Canada, 2005

Chart 2.  Unacceptable waiting times for specialized services, Canada, 2005

1. Based on population accessing these services in the past 12 months. Analysis excludes non-response (“I don’t know”, “not stated”, and “refusal”).
2. “Specialized services” includes specialist visits for a new illness or condition; non-emergency surgery other than dental surgery; and selected diagnostic tests (non-emergency MRIs, CT scans and angiographies).
Notes : Household population aged 15 and over.
Data source : Statistics Canada , Canadian Community Health Survey, Health Services Access Subsample, 2003 and 2005.