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Table 2

From: “I didn’t have to prove to anybody that I was a good candidate”: a case study framing international bariatric tourism by Canadians as circumvention tourism

Characteristic Count
Province of Residence British Columbia: n = 2
Alberta: n = 4
Saskatchewan: n = 12
Manitoba: n = 1
Nova Scotia: n = 1
Age (at time of seeking surgery) 30–40: n = 4
40–50: n = 8
50–60: n = 6
60 or older: n = 2
Sex 18 females; 2 males
Destination country for procedure All participants travelled to Mexico
Type of Bariatric procedure received Adjustable Lap Band: n = 1
Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy: n = 16
Gastric Plication: n = 2
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RNY): n = 1
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