Table 2

Number and percentage of registered items in relation to problem characteristics
Somatic problem only Somatic and psychosocial problem Psychosocial problem only Total
n (%) 258 (68.3) 98 (25.9) 22 (5.8) 378 (100)
Female patient 136 (52.7) 58 (59.2) 15 (68.2) 209 (55.3)
Known problem 84 (32.5) 64 (65.3) 15 (68.2) 163 (43.1)
Process of consultation
Main emphasis on symptom 244 (94.6) 72(73.4) 8 (36.4) 324 (85.7)
Main emphasis on person 61 (23.6) 78 (79.6) 19 (86.4) 158 (41.8)
Patient had identified the problem him/herself 145 (56.2) 52 (53.1) 18 (81.8) 215 (56.9)
Decision-making of the GP
Immediate 153 (59.3) 36 (36.7) 12 (54.5) 201 (54.7)
Certain 200 (77.5) 70 (71.4) 17 (77.3) 287 (75.9)
Rule of thumb used 93 (36.0) 24 (24.5) 7 (31.8) 124 (32.8)

André et al.

AndrĂ© et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-38

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