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Table 2 Patient perception of their access to primary care (n = 1791)

From: Associations between primary care practice type and patient-reported access

Did you make an appointment for this visit? (yes) 1649 (92%)
 Was it easy to get the appointment?
  Yes 1089 (61%)
  No 549 (31%)
  I don’t know 134 (7%)
 How many days did you wait for this visit?
  Same day or waited 1 day 696 (42%)
  Waited 2–7 days 448 (27%)
  Waited more than a week 169 (10%)
  I don’t know 278 (17%)
Do you agree that the opening hours are too restricted?
 Yes 142 (8%)
 No 1524 (85%)
 I don’t know 97 (5%)
In the past 12 months, did you postpone or abstain from a visit to this doctor or another general practitioner when you needed one?
 Yes 170 (10%)
  Most important reason for postponing:
   I did not have insurance 1 (1%)
   Other financial reasons 6 (4%)
   I could not get there (physically) 20 (12%)
   I was too busy 39 (24%)
   Other reason 95 (59%)
 No 1610 (90%)