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Table 1 Check-list for the health care centre visit (the focus areas of this study with bold font).

From: Doctor-patient interaction in Finnish primary health care as perceived by first year medical students

Location of the health care centre
Catchment area and population
Number of general and other medical practitioners
Contents of the working day of a general practitioner
   working in different sectors (accident and emergency department, outpatient department, maternal, child, school, occupational health care, family planning, home care, wards)
   participation in training, meetings and workshops
Attitude of the practitioners towards their work
Attitude of the practitioners towards their patients
Doctor-patient communication
Practitioner as a team member
   attitude towards colleagues, nurses, physiotherapists and other key persons
Students' personal experiences of the visit