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Table 3 Participating First Nation community characteristics

From: Managing Matajoosh: determinants of first Nations’ cancer care decisions

  Local services Population on-reserve (2010) Level of care accessible locally Closest point of care Distance to Winnipeg
Community A Health Office Between 750–1000 Part-time workforce, screening and prevention services only. Between 50 and 100 km, local hospitals, FPs Over 600 km
Community B Health Office Between 1250–1500 Part-time workforce, screening and prevention services only Between 50 and 100 km, local hospitals, FPs Between 250 and 300 km
Community C Health Centre Between 1250–1500 Emergency, screening and prevention available 5 days per week, with limited or no after hour care locally. Under 10 km, local hospital, FPs Over 600 km
Community D Nursing station Between 1000–1250 Primary healthcare treatment and prevention, accessible 24/7. Winnipeg (no road access) 1 h flight