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Table 3 Distribution of Variables Across Rural-Urban Categories (% responding affirmatively)

From: An evaluation of access to health care services along the rural-urban continuum in Canada

Statistical Area Classification Flu Shot Unmet Need Family Physician Visit Specialist Physician Visit Regular Medical Doctor
Urban - CMAa 35.9 11.7 78.5 29.4 85.2
Urban - CA 37.0 12.7 78.7 26.6 89.1
Rural - Strong MIZ 35.5 10.8 75.9 27.1 87.5
Rural - Moderate MIZ 32.7 10.2 76.2 24.6 83.4
Rural - Weak or No MIZ 30.5 11.2 77.4 22.8 83.9
  1. a CMA = Census Metropolitan Areas; CA = Census Agglomerations; MIZ = Metropolitan Influenced Zone;