2007 Results for British Columbia.

The following questions were presented to and completed by physicians (family physicians and all other specialists) in British Columbia in 2007. Questions marked “FP”, were asked to family physicians/general practitioners only, while those marked “SP” were asked of all other specialist physicians. Questions marked “L” were only completed by those respondents given the long version of the questionnaire.

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A. About You
Q1: Please check ALL that apply to your current situation. PDF
Q3: Which of these best describes you? Please check only ONE. PDF
Q4: Age. PDF
Q6: Marital status. PDF
Q6 (L): Profession of spouse/partner. PDF
Q7 (L): Do you have children? PDF
Q8 (L): In which province(s) or territor(ies) did you grow up prior to going to university? PDF
Q9ai: Year of your undergraduate medical graduation. PDF
Q9aii: Year of completion of your most recent post-graduate medical training (i.e. residency/internship). PDF
Q9b (UG): Please indicate where you completed your medical training. PDF
Q9b (PG): Please indicate where you completed your medical training. PDF
Q10: Current certifications/designations. PDF
Q11: In what year did you become licensed to practice medicine in Canada for the first time? PDF
Q12a: Please rate the availability and effectiveness of each of the continuing professional education methods listed below. PDF
Q12b: Do you personally provide CPD courses/programs? PDF
B. Your Work Setting(s)
Q13a: Check the category(ies) which best describe(s) the setting(s) where you work. PDF
Q13b: Please indicate which of the above settings is your MAIN patient care setting (i.e. the setting where you spend the most time providing patient care). PDF
Q14: In which province(s)/territory(ies) do you currently work? PDF
Q16 (L): Indicate the main reason(s) you selected your current work location. PDF
C. Your Patient Care Settings(s).
Q17: Do you provide patient care? PDF
Q18: With respect to your MAIN patient care setting specified in 13.b, describe the population PRIMARILY served by you in your practice. PDF
Q19: Please indicate how your MAIN patient care setting is organized. PDF
Q20 (All): Please indicate with whom you regularly collaborate in providing patient care and whether your collaboration is part of a formal arrangement. PDF
Q20 (FP): Please indicate with whom you regularly collaborate in providing patient care and whether your collaboration is part of a formal arrangement. PDF
Q20 (SP): Please indicate with whom you regularly collaborate in providing patient care and whether your collaboration is part of a formal arrangement. PDF
Q21 (L): When collaborating with other professionals to provide patient care, do you: PDF
Q22 (L): What languages do you speak with your patients? PDF
D. Patient Access to Care.
Q23a: Typically, if a patient contacts your office or is referred to you, how long would that patient wait until the first available appointment with you or your practice? PDF
Q23b: To what extent is your practice accepting new patients into your MAIN patient care setting? PDF
Q24: What do you see as major impediments to your delivery of care to your patients? PDF
Q25a (All): Please rate the accessibility to the following for your patients. PDF
Q25a (FP): Please rate the accessibility to the following for your patients. PDF
Q25a (SP): Please rate the accessibility to the following for your patients. PDF
Q25b: Please indicate if there are other important issues for your patients. PDF
Q26 (L): The following statements address the role of alternative/complementary medicine in health services. Please check the category that best describes your opinion for each of the following: PDF
Q27: What arrangements do you have for care of your patients in your MAIN patient care setting outside of your usual office hours? PDF
E. Your Practice/Work Profile.
Q28a: Please indicate if care for the following patient populations is provided by yourself and/or others in your practice. PDF
Q28b: Please indicate if the following are offered to your patients by yourself and/or others in your practice. PDF
Q28c: Does your medical practice have (a) specific area(s) of focus (i.e. patient population, academic or administrative activity, subspecialty, etc.)? PDF
Q28d (FP/L): Which of the following procedures do you perform as part of your practice? PDF
Q28e (FP/L): Please list any procedural skills that you feel you need to acquire. PDF
Q29: Please estimate the number of patient visits you have in a TYPICAL WEEK, EXCLUDING patient visits while on-call. PDF
F. Allocation of your time
Q30a: Do you do on-call? If no, skip to Q31. PDF
Q30b: Please estimate your average total number of on-call work hours PER MONTH. PDF
Q30ci: Please estimate how many of your on-call hours each month are actually spent in direct patient care (e.g. phone, email, face-to-face): PDF
Q30cii: Do you ever spend continuous 24-hour periods of on-call time in direct patient care? PDF
Q30d: Please estimate the number of patients you see on-call per month: PDF
Q31: How many hours on average do you spend on the following activities? PDF
Q32ai: In last year, have you been absent from work due to maternity or paternity leave? PDF
Q32aii: In last year, have you been absent from work due to a personal leave of absence? PDF
Q32aiii: In last year, have you been absent from work due to illness or disability? PDF
Q32b (L): In the last year, have you volunteered your services as a physician (e.g. camp doctor, international aid, etc.)? PDF
Q32c: In the last year, have you used any locum tenens? PDF
Q32d: In the last year, have you personally provided locum tenens services for another physician? PDF
G. Your Professional Income.
Q33a: In the last year, approximately what proportion of your professional income did you receive from each of the following payment methods? PDF
Q33b (L): If you had a choice, how would you prefer to be paid for your services as a physician? PDF
Q33c (L): During the past 12 months, approximately what percentage of your professional income was from the following sources? PDF
H. Changes to your Practice.
Q34 (L): Are the following factors increasing the demand for your time? PDF
Q35: With reference to the LAST TWO YEARS, please check all of the following changes you have already made. PDF
Q35: With reference to the NEXT TWO YEARS, please check all of the following changes that you are planning to make. PDF
I. Your use of Information Technology.
Q36 (L): How would you rate your skill level with computers? PDF
Q37a (L): What type of access do you have to the Internet in your MAIN patient care setting? PDF
Q37b (L): What type of access do you have to the Internet in other settings, for example at home? PDF
Q38 (L): Do you use email in any setting to communicate with: PDF
Q39 (L): Thinking about your MAIN patient setting, which of these describes your record keeping system? PDF
Q40a (L): Please indicate which of the following you have, whether you use it in the care of your patients, and whether it is on a wireless device. PDF
Q40b (L): Do you have a practice website? PDF
Q41 (All/L): Please rate your satisfaction with each of the following: PDF
Q41 (FP/L): Please rate your satisfaction with each of the following: PDF
Q41 (SP/L): Please rate your satisfaction with each of the following: PDF