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Table A.17. Individuals with various types of insurance, Canada and United States, 2002 to 2003
  Canada United States
% 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval
Dental
62.3
60.7,
64.0
61.8
60.5,
63.3
Prescription medication
76.5*
75.0,
78.1
79.1*
77.9,
80.4
Eye Glasses/Contacts
55.3*
53.6,
57.0
51.0*
49.5,
52.5
Hospital
61.7*
60.0,
63.5
79.7*
78.5,
81.0
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 2000 United States standard population.
* Statistically significant difference between Canada and United States (p<0.05).
Source: Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, 2002 to 2003.