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Table 4 Percentage of aspects voluntarily presented by standardized patients

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 17.2 14.9 – 19.5 27.9° 24.0 – 31.7 6.5 4.6 – 8.4
Female 16.5 14.2 – 18.9 25.9 22.0 – 29.8 6.8 4.9 – 8.7
Male 17.9 15.2 – 20.6 29.8 # 25.3 – 34.4 6.1 3.8 – 8.4
Case 1 12.1** 6.9 – 17.4 20.0** 11.3 – 28.7 5.5 1.2 – 9.7
Case 2 16.6 11.3 – 21.8 25.5 16.8 – 34.1 9.1 4.8 – 13.3
Case 3 6.9* 2.3 – 11.6 13.8* 6.1 – 25.5 1.7 -2.1 – 5.5
Case 4 26.9 21.6 – 32.1 42.1 33.4 – 50.8 7.7 3.5 – 12.0
Case 5 23.5 18.2 – 28.8 37.9 29.1 – 46.6 8.4 4.1 – 12.7
  1. Part 1 = patient’s symptoms, Part 2 = further history. *: Significant difference versus cases 4 and 5 (p < .01), **: Significant difference versus case 4 (p < .05). #: Significant difference male versus female (p < .05), °: Significant difference part 1 versus part 2 (p < .01).