Term: Self-Perceived Unmet Healthcare Needs

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) respondents were asked "During the past 12 months, have you felt that health care was needed but not received?" The response categories were "yes" and "no".


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