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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of CCHS cycle 2

From: Modeling factors influencing the demand for emergency department services in ontario: a comparison of methods

variable CCHS 2.1 CCHS 3.1
  N % N %
Female 14086 49.6 14012 49.1
Male 12607 50.4 12648 50.8
Age 20-44 10958 51.6 11549 50.0
Age 45-64 9888 34.6 9627 36.3
Age 65-80 5847 13.8 5484 13.7
Income High 10882 55.1 6739 42.4
Income Medium 10867 37.2 10140 47.4
Income Low 3113 7.7 2948 10.2
Education High 13903 55.4 15177 60.2
Education Medium 7214 28.7 6704 25.9
Education Low 5233 15.9 4655 13.8
No chronic condition 11808 51.9 11890 52.3
One Chronic conditions 7488 27.3 7557 27.2
Two or more chronic conditions 7397 20.8 7213 20.5
Self rated health excellent or very good 14384 56.8 15438 60.5
Self rated health good 8299 31.2 7484 28.2
Self rated health fair or poor 3998 11.9 3721 11.3
ADG 0-5 15888 62.3 16158 63.3
ADG 6-9 7823 28.4 7646 27.3
ADG 10+ 2982 9.3 2856 9.4
RUB 0, 1 3433 14.1 3408 14.0
RUB 2 4251 17.7 4382 18.3
RUB 3 13871 52.6 13921 51.8
RUB 4, 5 5138 15.6 4949 15.9
Had regular doctor 24391 91.4 23995 90.5
Didn't have regular doctor 2296 8.6 2656 9.5
Rural 5471 14.1 5409 14.0
Urban 21222 85.9 21251 86.0