For adults aged 18 and older who needed to see a specialist in the last 12 months, ADESSP indicates how often it was easy to see a specialist that they needed to see (or get a referral prior to 2013). This did not include dental visits.
Specialists are doctors like surgeons, heart doctors, allergy doctors, skin doctors, and others who specialize in one area of health care.
Codes and Frequencies
ComparabilityThe comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.
- 2008-2016 : SAQWEIGHT