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Table 1 Characteristics of patients and HCP’s participating in codebook development and interrater reliability (IRR) evaluation

From: Codebook for rating clinical communication skills based on the Calgary-Cambridge Guide

 Codebook development
N (%)
Evaluation of the IRR
N (%)
Patients2383
HCPs730
Audios per HCP, mean (range)3.3 (1–5)2.8 (1–3)
Gender, female
 Patients12 (52%)48 (57%)
 HCPs6 (86%)24 (80%)
Age in years
 Patients, mean (range)48 (25–79)47 (17–84)
Profession – HCPs
 Physiotherapist5 (71%)15 (50%)
 Chiropractor0 (0%)7 (23%)
 Nurse2 (29%)6 (20%)
 Doctor0 (0%)2 (7%)
Duration of the encounter, min
mean (range)21.3 (4–42)20.9 (6–42)