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Table 2 Vulnerability context

From: Organizational interventions improving access to community-based primary health care for vulnerable populations: a scoping review

Vulnerability context Included studies, n (%)
Socioeconomically disadvantaged (n = 14)  
Uninsured 11 (28 %)
Immigrants 1 (2 %)
Formerly incarcerated 2 (5 %)
Racial/ethnic minority (n = 1) 1 (2 %)
First Nations (Maori, Alaska Native, American Indian, Pacific) (n = 4) 4 (10 %)
Chronic diseases (n = 25)  
Multi-morbidity (chronic heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, obesity) 5 (13 %)
Multi-morbidity non-specified (e.g., functional decline, frailty) 5 (13 %)
Geriatric conditions (difficulty walking/falls, urinary incontinence, vision/hearing problems, dementia) (5 %)
Mental diseases (chronic psychosis, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, panic disorder) 5 (13 %)
Diabetes 2 (5 %)
Asthma 1 (2 %)
HIV 2 (5 %)
Congenital conditions (mental retardation, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, autism) 3 (8 %)
Elderly with chronic diseases (n = 11) 11 (28 %)
Children with chronic diseases (n = 5) 5 (13 %)