Table 1:

Participant demographics

CharacteristicNo. (%) of participants*
Sex
 Female13 (72)
 Male5 (28)
Age, yr, mean (range)48 (33–65)
Location
 Toronto8 (44)
 Thornhill2 (11)
 North York2 (11)
 Suburban6 (33)
Number of physicians in practice
 1–510 (56)
 6–106 (33)
 10–201 (5)
 > 201 (5)
Estimated no. of patients in practice, mean (range)1690 (800–3000)
Estimated no. of patients seen weekly, mean (range)123 (60–250)
  • * Unless indicated otherwise.

  • Suburban includes Orangeville, Vaughan, Scarborough, Brampton, Pickering and Ajax.