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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants (n = 16)

From: Expectations and needs of socially vulnerable patients for navigational support of primary health care services

  Total
N %
Total Number of participants 16 100%
Characteristics
Age in years, mean (SD), median (range) 49.4 (13.8) 46 (23–78)
Sex (n, %)
  Female 9 56%
  Male 7 44%
Race/ethnicity (n, %)
  Caucasian 15 94%
  Black/African-American 1 6%
Main language (n, %)
  French 14 87%
  Other 2 13%
Country of birth (n, %)
  Canada 13 81%
  Outside of Canada 3 19%
Insurance (n, %)
  Public 13 81%
  Public and private 3 19%
Length of time with family physician (n, %)
  1 to 6 months 8 50%
  7 to 12 months 4 25%
  13 to 18 months 0 0%
  19 to 24 months 4 25%
Civil status (n, %)
  Single 5 31%
  In a couple/married 10 63%
  Separated/divorced/widowed 0 0%
  Unknown 1 6%
Family status (n, %)
  Single parent family 5 31%
  Non-single parent family 11 69%
Schooling (n, %)
  ≤ Secondary 4 (10th grade) 5 31%
  Secondary 5 completed (11th grade) 5 31%
  University 6 38%
Employment (n, %)
  Employed 7 44%
  Unemployed 6 37%
  Not available 3 19%
Number of chronic diseases (n, %)
  0 5 31%
  1 9 56%
  3 to 4 2 13%