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Table 1 Comparison of achieved sample to target sample.

From: The nexus of evidence, context, and patient preferences in primary care: postal survey of Canadian family physicians

  Achieved sample* (n = 431) Target sample (n = 1037) P value of difference
Age group:    0.3701
   25–39 years 157 (36) 417 (40)  
   40–54 years 186 (43) 429 (41)  
   55+ years 88 (20) 191 (18)  
Gender:    0.1989
   Male 224 (52) 502 (48)  
   Female 206 (48) 535 (52)  
Practice setting:    0.7692
   Urban 271 (63) 665 (64)  
   Rural 157 (37) 372 (36)  
  1. * Some surveys were returned with missing data. Percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding. Values are numbers (percentages) of respondents unless otherwise indicated.