Table 1: Characteristics of the regional networks and sentinel primary care practices participating in the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network as of Dec. 31, 2012
Regional networkProvinceCity, university affiliationNo. of sentinel practicesNo. of patients overall*
British Columbia Primary Care Research Network (BCPCReN)British ColumbiaVancouver, University of British Columbia1308 744
Alberta Family Practice Research Network (AFPRN)AlbertaEdmonton, University of Alberta35015 211
Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network (SAPCReN)AlbertaCalgary, University of Calgary521632 000
Manitoba Primary Care Research Network (MaPCReN)ManitobaWinnipeg, University of Manitoba32427 618
Deliver Primary Healthcare Information Project (DELPHI)OntarioLondon, Western University21516 995
University of Toronto Practice Based Research Network (UTOPIAN)OntarioToronto, University of Toronto130061 264
Eastern Ontario Network (EON)OntarioKingston, Queen’s University461426 011
Primary Care Research Network of the University of Montréal (PCRNUM)QuebecMontréal, University of Montréal2504 961
Maritime Family Practice Research Network (MARNET-FP)Nova ScotiaHalifax, Dalhousie University431933 811
Atlantic Practice Based Research Network (APBRN)Newfoundland and LabradorSt. John’s, Memorial University of Newfoundland47223 631

*Patients who had at least 1 clinical encounter at a participating practice during the 2 years before the study.