Table 4

Hidden agendas revealed by patients during second consultation, overall n = 23

Hidden agenda

Number of patients


Psychosocial concerns

8

Patient's concept of disease

6

Illness in the social environment

3

Health concerns:

- Cancer

4

- HIV*

3

- Heart Disease

3

- Lifestyle (smoking, diet, drinking)

2

- Hypertension

2


*HIV = Human immunodeficiency virus

Hunziker et al. BMC Family Practice 2011 12:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-22

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