International Journal of Family Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Development of a Tool to Identify Poverty in a Family Practice Setting: A Pilot Study

Table 1

Demographics.

Above LICO
no. (%)
Below LICO
no. (%)
Total valid no.

Overall94 (65.0%)51 (35.0%)145
Above LIM90 (98.9%)1 (1.1%)91 (62.7%)
Below LIM4 (7.4%)50 (92.6%)54 (37.2%)
Male35 (37.6%)27 (54.0%)68 (43.6%)
Female58 (62.4%)22 (44.0%)84 (53.8%)
Rural52 (76.5%)16 (23.5%)68 (47.5%)
Urban40 (53.3%)35 (46.7%)75 (52.4%)
Married/
common law
62 (66.7%)8 (15.7%)73 (47.4%)
Sep/divorced/
widow/single
31 (33.3%)43 (84.3%)24 (15.6%)
Aboriginal9 (9.8%)5 (10.4%)14 (9.3%)
High school38 (41.3%)23 (46.9%)66 (43.7%)
College/
university
49 (53.3%)25 (51.0%)76 (50.3)
Has extra insurance72 (77.4%)33 (64.7%)105 (72.9%)
Owns phone90 (96.8%)27 (52.9%)117 (81.3%)
No phone3 (3.2%)23 (45.1%)26 (18.1%)