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Table 2 Characteristics of the respondents who needed at least one type of health care service

From: Difficulties accessing health care services during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada: examining the intersectionality between immigrant status and visible minority status

  Percentage
Health care services accessibility
 No issues in any service 38 (37, 38)
 Issues with one service 22 (22, 23)
 Issues with multiple services 40 (39, 41)
Visible minority immigrant status
 Non-visible minority native-born 71 (70, 71)
 Visible minority native-born 8 (8, 9)
 Non-visible minority immigrants 7 (7, 8)
 Visible minority immigrants 14 (13, 14)
Experience of discrimination
 No 70 (70, 71)
 Yes 30 (29, 30)
Trust towards health care system
 Great deal of trust 24 (23, 24)
 Fair amount of trust 40 (39, 41)
 Moderate amount trust 23 (22, 24)
 Little amount of trust 10 (9, 10)
 No trust at all 3 (3, 4)
Level of education
 No university 36 (35, 36)
 University 64 (64, 65)
Sex
 Male 47 (47, 48)
 Female 53 (52, 53)
Rural residence
 No 91 (91, 92)
 Yes 9 (8, 9)
Age of respondents
 15–34 25 (24, 26)
 35–44 13 (13, 14)
 45+ 54 (53, 55)
 Unknown 8 (7, 8)
Marital status
 Married 63 (62, 64)
 Not married 37 (36, 38)
LGBTQ2
 No 86 (85, 86)
 Yes 14 (14, 15)
Indigenous identity
 No 97 (97, 97)
 Yes 3 (3, 3)
Living arrangement
 Living alone 17 (17, 18)
 Multiple persons, no children 54 (53, 54)
 Multiple persons, with children 29 (29, 30)
Sense of belonging to the community
 Very strong 28 (27, 29)
 Somewhat strong 41 (40, 41)
 Somewhat weak 24 (23, 24)
 Very weak 8 (7, 8)
Any health problem/long-term conditions
 No 49 (48, 50)
 Yes 51 (50, 52)
 Total 28,800
  1. Point estimates and 95% confidence intervals (in parentheses)