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Table 2 Classification of competencies in order of priority as perceived by patients

From: How do Lebanese patients perceive the ideal doctor based on the CanMEDS competency framework?

  A B C D E F G
First choice n 93 16 3 4 5 2 2
% 74.4% 12.8% 2.4% 3.2% 4.0% 1.6% 1.6%
Second choice n 19 61 12 6 22 2 3
% 15.2% 48.8% 9.6% 4.8% 17.6% 1.6% 2.4%
Third choice n 3 18 52 25 18 3 6
% 2.4% 14.4% 41.6% 20.0% 14.4% 2.4% 4.8%
Fourth choice n 2 14 12 45 25 13 13
% 1.6% 11.3% 9.7% 36.3% 20.2% 10.5% 10.5%
Fifth choice n 0 9 17 19 44 19 17
% .0% 7.2% 13.6% 15.2% 35.2% 15.2% 13.6%
Sixth choice n 3 4 19 7 8 65 19
% 2.4% 3.2% 15.2% 5.6% 6.4% 52.0% 15.2%
Seventh choice n 5 3 10 18 3 21 65
% 4.0% 2.4% 8.0% 14.4% 2.4% 16.8% 52.0%
  1. A, Medical Expert; B, Communicator; C, Health Advocate; D, Collaborator; E, Professional; F, Leader; G, Scholar