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Table 3 Differences in physician information giving by physician confidence and SP satisfaction

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

  PCM SP satisfaction
High Low p-value High Low p-value
(N = 12) (N = 13) (N = 14) (N = 11)
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Total physician information giving 48.08 8.21 37.54 12.91 0.011 46.07 11.29 38.18 11.81 0.247
 Patient-prompted 23.00 10.52 19.15 12.67 0.314 25.21 11.44 15.64 9.86 0.038
 Physician-initiated 25.08 13.26 18.38 5.82 0.164 20.86 12.15 22.55 8.26 0.298
Giving rationales 8.00 4.18 5.15 2.88 0.081 8.00 3.80 4.64 2.91 0.042