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Table 4 Categories and subcategories of Swedish GPs knowledge and views on how patient’s sex influence practice

From: Does patient’s sex influence treatment in primary care? Experiences and expressed knowledge among physicians – a qualitative study

Category Subcategory
1. Experiences of sex and gender differences in diagnosing and assessment of clinical findings a. Sex differences in symptomatology, diseases and morbidity
b. GPs’ views on different health care seeking behaviour in men and women
c. Influence of sex and gender on the interaction between GP and patient
2. Medical treatment in men and women a. Making treatment decisions
b. GPs’ views on patients’ attitudes to medicines
c. Adverse drug reactions in men and women
3. Knowledge of sex differences in drug therapy a. GPs’ expressed knowledge
b. GPs’ expressed ignorance