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Table 7 Number of participants of the study population that agreed upon the SR or SA reference label (% of agreement in bold) in their final judgment (item 7) for each vignette in both the ‘clear-case’ group and the ‘ambiguous’ group

From: Family physicians’ diagnostic gut feelings are measurable: construct validation of a questionnaire

Case vignette Reference label N Final judgment
    SA Impossible to say or not applicable SR
‘Clear-case’ vignettes
no. 2 SA 29 25 (86%) 2 2
no. 4 SA 31 21 (68%) 8 2
no. 6 SA 32 23 (72%) 7 2
no. 10 SA 36 33 (92%) 1 2
no. 13 SA 32 26 (81%) 3 3
no. 14 SA 30 20 (67%) 7 3
no. 16 SA 25* 16 (62%) 5 4
no. 1 SR 29 1 1 27 (93%)
no. 5 SR 31 1 3 27 (87%)
no. 8 SR 32* 0 0 32 (97%)
no. 12 SR 26 10 4 12 (46%)
‘Ambiguous-case’ vignettes
no. 3 SA 30 4 (13%) 8 18
no. 7 SA 36 9 (25%) 12 15
no. 15 SA 25 19 (76%) 4 2
no. 9 SR 35* 4 8 23 (64%)
no. 11 SR 28 11 6 11 (39%)
  1. Explanation of abbreviations: SR sense of reassurance, SA sense of alarm, *one missing value.