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Table 2 Patients questionnaire: demographic and general items in the waiting room (n = 508) and after consultation (n = 346)

From: Patient and preceptor attitudes towards teaching medical students in General Practice

  WR AC x 2
How long have you been a patient in this practice?
Less than 3 years 103(21.3%) 81(24.5%) 3.31(2df)
3-10 years 128(26.5%) 70(21.2%) p = 0.191
Longer than 10 years 252(52.2%) 179(54.2%)  
How frequently do you come to this practice?
Once a month 258(51.7%) 106(31.5%) 34.47(2df)
1-3 times a year 105(21%) 112(33.3%) p < 0.001
Occasionally 136(27.3%) 118(35.1%)  
Medical students are regular guests in this practice. Was a student present during one of your previous consultations?
Yes 392(79.8%) 206(63.4%) 25.154(1df)
No 99(20.2%) 119(36.6%) p < 0.001
No answer 18(3.5%)   
Present at my consultation today was a…
Female student   130(37.6%)  
Male student   154(51.4%)  
The student has listened and has precisely understood my problem.
Yes   206(59.5%)  
No answer   140(40.5%)  
The student has personally questioned/examined me
Yes   88(25.4%)  
No answer   258(74.6%)  
  1. Abbreviations: WR Waiting room, AC After consultation.