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Other Commonwealth Fund surveys
2014 survey of older adults: This survey focused on the experiences of older adults by polling the general population age 55 and older in 11 developed countries.
The Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy surveys fill important information gaps by polling patients and providers in a number of developed countries. The 2015 edition of this survey focused on the experiences of primary care physicians, such as family doctors, in 10 developed countries.
CIHI’s companion report highlights the Canadian story and examines how experiences vary across Canada and relative to other developed countries.
CIHI and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are the national Canadian co-partners of The Commonwealth Fund’s annual International Health Policy Survey.
Companion products and highlights
How do the experiences of primary care doctors in Canada compare with those of doctors in other countries? View the overall results and key themes.
View data on The Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Physicians for 10 countries and 9 Canadian provinces in a series of more than 70 data tables.
Get an overview of sampling methodology, response rate, coverage, weighting of results and significance testing.