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Table 2 Mean (M) and standard deviation (SD) for accuracy, differential diagnosis, confidence and time to diagnose

From: Does a suggested diagnosis in a general practitioners’ referral question impact diagnostic reasoning: an experimental study

  N No suggestion Correct suggestion Incorrect suggestion
Accuracy, M (SD) 39 0.46 (0.34) 0.57 (0.27) 0.51 (0.35)
Differential diagnosis, M (SD) 33 1.85 (1.09) 1.52 (0.96) 1.42 (0.97)
Confidence, M (SD) 39 6.23 (1.23) 6.21 (1.00) 6.36 (1.13)
Time to diagnose, M (SD) 39 120.21 (55.87) 133.79 (81.87) 140. 40 (74.78)