Table 1

Total numbers of additional questions and percentages of physicians who would ask the patient different types of additional questions by country

Countries


p country

Germany

UK

US

Tukey's Multiple Comparison


Number of questions (means)

< .0001

3.1

5.5

8.7

US > UK > Germany

Questions about (%)

pathology

.3879

69

77

71

UK = US = Germany

medical history

< .0001

39

62

83

US > UK > Germany

pain

< .0001

32

57

62

US = UK > Germany

smoking

< .0001

20

48

57

US = UK > Germany

alcohol

< .0001

8

31

34

US = UK > Germany

psychological state

.0226

20

33

35

US = UK > Germany

social

.0901

17

14

25

US = Germany = UK

general

< .0001

30

62

83

US > UK > Germany


von dem Knesebeck et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:198   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-198

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