Table 2

Proportion of respondents who received care at their primary care practice who reported that they delayed seeking care because of the pandemic, by sociodemographic characteristic

DemographicsDelayed Care
n (%)
P value
All1509 (30.53)
Age
<18 years61 (29.90)<0.01
18–34 years158 (35.03)
35–64 years704 (31.44)
65+ years429 (26.85)
Gender
Woman932 (31.65)<0.001
Man376 (26.07)
Other20 (42.55)
Prefer not to answer18 (46.15)
Education
High school or less238 (24.74)<0.001
College/university637 (30.09)
Graduate/professional443 (33.95)
Trouble making ends meet
Yes188 (42.63)<0.001
No928 (27.33)
Don’t know/prefer not to answer196 (37.69)
Born in Canada
 Yes966 (30.92)0.07
 No366 (28.09)
Arrive <10 years
Yes66 (29.33)0.79
No289 (28.20)
Preferred language
English1322 (30.20)0.49
Non-English24 (34.78)
Self-rated health
Excellent153 (25.54)<0.001
Very good475 (28.84)
Good433 (30.20)
Fair/poor275 (36.57)
Usual PCP
Staff physician976 (30.13)0.47
Resident physician246 (29.85)
Nurse practitioner45 (36.59)
Unsure52 (29.21)
  • PCP, primary care provider.