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Table 3 Percentage of history questions asked by participants

From: Details acquired from medical history and patients’ experience of empathy – two sides of the same coin

  Total Part 1 Part 2
  Mean (%) 95% CI Mean (%) 95% CI Mean (%) 95% CI
Total 56.4 53.5 – 59.3 61.1° 57.9 – 64.3 52.0 47.4 – 56.7
Female 58.3 55.3 – 61.3 61.8 58.5 – 65.1 55.3 50.6 – 60.1
Male 54.5 49.5 – 59.6 60.4 55.1 – 65.7 48.8 41.3 – 56.2
Case 1 56.9 52.8 – 61.0 59.9 53.5 – 66.3 54.0 45.9 – 62.1
Case 2 56.4 52.3 – 60.5 64.8 58.4 – 71.1 48.9 40.8 – 57.0
Case 3 70.9* 66.9 – 74.9 78.6** 72.7 – 84.5 64.3*** 56.9 – 71.7
Case 4 46.6 42.5 – 50.8 50.1 43.7 – 56.5 42.7 34.7 – 50.8
Case 5 51.3 47.3 – 55.3 52.1 45.6 – 58.7 50.3 42.1 – 58.5
  1. Part 1 = patient’s symptoms, Part 2 = further history. *: Significant difference versus all cases (p < .01), **: Significant difference versus all cases (p < .05), ***: Significant difference versus case 4 (p < .05). °: Significant difference part 1 versus part 2 (p < .05).