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Table 1 Geographic distribution of responses

From: Decision maker perceptions of resource allocation processes in Canadian health care organizations: a national survey

  Provincial/territorial demographics*
Region Province/ territory Number of replies   Number of organizations represented   Population (‘000s) Population per organization (‘000s) Median economic family income ($Can) Health spending per capita ($Can)
West British Columbia 12 45 6 of 6 25 4,113 68.6 65,787 5,700
Alberta 2 1 of 1 3,290 3290.4 76,526 6,754
Saskatchewan 13 8 of 13 986 74.5 59,998 6,481
Manitoba 18 10 of 11 1,148 104.4 60,754 6,518
Central Ontario 10 23 7 of 14 17 12,160 868.6 72,734 5,849
Quebec 13 10 of 18 7,546 419.2 59,734 5,469
Atlantic New Brunswick 4 18 2 of 2 12 730 365.0 54,520 6,318
Nova Scotia 9 6 of 9 913 101.5 57,078 6,497
Prince Edward Island 1 1 of 1 136 135.4 56,207 6,336
Newfoundland & Labrador 4 3 of 4 505 126.4 51,791 7,057
North Northwest Territories 4 6 4 of 8 6 41 5.2 90,865 9,853
Yukon 1 1 of 1 30 30.4 78,583 8,916
Nunavut 1 1 of 1 29 29.5 62,592 13,250
TOTAL   92   60 of 89   31,613 355.2 66,343 5,948
  1. *Data from Statistics Canada, 2006 census, and CIHI National Health Expenditures database.