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Table 2 Descriptive results of physician information giving

From: The information-giving skills of resident physicians: relationships with confidence and simulated patient satisfaction

  Mean SD Min Max
Information giving 42.6 12.0 23 62
 Medical condition 32.2 10.6 13 53
 Therapeutic regimen 10.4 5.1 2 20
 Lifestyle/psychosocial issues 0.04 0.2 0 1
 Patient-prompted 21.0 11.6 6 42
 Physician-initiated 21.6 10.4 7 54
 Gives rationale 6.5 3.8 0 14
Total statements in the interview 122.6 33.3 79 238