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Table 4
Contact of Inuit children aged 0 to 14 with health care professionals, by Inuit region and for all children in Canada, 2001
Nunavut Nunavik Labrador All Inuit
children in
children in
Saw or talked to general practitioner or family doctor in last 12 months 33E 16 27 33E 28 67
Saw or talked to public health nurse or nurse practitioner in last 12 months 54E 52 67 47 49 20
Saw or talked to pediatrician in last 12 months 17 13 20 19 16 26
Saw or talked to other specialist in last 12 months 18 11 19 31 16 29
Saw or talked to any doctor in last 12 months (general practitioner, family doctor, pediatrician, or specialist) 49 32 53 58 46 85
1. Includes the four Inuit regions as well as Inuit living outside of these regions, mainly in larger cities in southern Canada.
2. Excluded are children living in the territories. However, some Inuit children living elsewhere in Canada may be included here.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Aboriginal Peoples Survey, 2001, National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY), Cycle 4, 2000/2001.