Methodology

Below are resources that include more information about technical data definitions and data sourcing.

SURVEY METHODOLOGY

Between October 2018 and March 2020 the HQCA surveyed patients about their experiences with their most recent visit with their family doctor.

Click here for survey methodology.

DATA DICTIONARY

Each of the charts on this website is built using data that comes from clearly defined measures. The HQCA has summarized these measure definitions in a data dictionary. It includes more information about things like the measure calculations, sources of the data, analytical assumptions, exclusions, and limitations.

Click here for the data dictionary.