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Table 3 Frequency of the 15 consultation content items addressed during the interview.

From: Observed communication skills: how do they relate to the consultation content? A nation-wide study of graduate medical students seeing a standardized patient for a first-time consultation in a general practice setting

Consultation content items (numbers from Table 2) How frequently addressed %
Exhaustion (3) 95,5
Three children (10) 87,4
Mother dead of ca. (8) 64,9
Headache (4) 64,4
Divorce (12) 58,6
Concern for own ca. (9) 57,7
Myomas (1) 56,8
Anemia (2) 43,2
Insomnia (6) 42,3
Job situation (14) 34,2
Moved (13) 32,4
Vertigo (5) 29,7
Responsibility (11) 27,9
Appetite (7) 27,0
Divorce problems (15) 9,9