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Table 1 Family physician home visits by neighbourhood income quintiles and region of residency

From: Home visits by family physicians during the end-of-life: Does patient income or residence play a role?

  Family physician home visits Mean (standard deviation); Median (range)
   Region of residency
Neighbourhood income quintile All adult Nova Scotians Halifax regional municipality All other regions
Lower 1.67 (4.2); 0 (0–89) 2.30 (4.1); 0 (0–30) 1.53 (4.2); 0 (0–89)
Lower middle 1.77 (4.1); 0 (0–69) 2.60 (4.6); 1 (0–31) 1.60 (4.0); 0 (0–69)
Middle 2.25 (4.7); 0 (0–58) 2.96 (5.1); 1 (0–45) 2.02 (4.9); 0 (0–58)
Upper middle 2.15 (4.0); 0 (0–56) 2.44 (4.4); 1 (0–56) 1.95 (3.6); 0 (0–24)
Upper 2.42 (3.9); 1 (0–35) 2.36 (3.7); 1 (0–23) 2.65 (4.6); 0 (0–35)
All 2.00 (4.2); 0 (0–89) 2.53 (4.4); 1 (0–56) 1.75 (4.1); 0 (0–89)
  1. Note: Mean and median visits differ significantly at the p < 0.0001 level