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Online Poll: Family doctor shortage impacting Delta too

Our most recent online poll has some alarming results
More family doctors are needed in Delta.

Yes the majority of Deltans have a family doctor but there still is an alarming that don’t

That’s what our latest online poll revealed when we ask readers: Do you have a family doctor in Delta? The poll ran from May 2 to May 6 and generated 312 responses.

Among the options, 41 percent of the total vote declared they have no family doctor while another three percent declared they are currently on a waiting list.

That leaves the remaining 56 percent indicating they do have a family doctor in Delta.

Results are based on an online study of adult Delta Optimist readers that are located in Ladner. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 5.51%, 19 times out of 20.

Delta Optimist uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.

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