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Table 2. Individuals who contacted a medical doctor one or more times in the past 12 months, Canada and United States, 2002 to 2003
Canada United States
% 95% confidence interval All Insured Uninsured
% 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval
83.4~ #
82.1,
84.7
82.4
81.2,
83.5
85.6~
84.5,
86.8
61.4#
56.9,
65.9
Notes:
i) Household population aged 18 and over.
ii) Missing data ("I don't know", "not stated", "refusal") have been excluded from the analysis.
‡ Age-adjusted percents calculated using the projected 2000 United States standard population.
~ Statistically significant difference between Canada and United States. Insured (p<0.05).
# Statistically significant difference between Canada and United States. Uninsured (p<0.05).
Source: Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, 2002 to 2003