Skip to main content

Table 3 Mean of knowledge and practice scores towards doctor- patient communication by categorical demographic and professional data

From: Doctor-patient communication skills: a survey on knowledge and practice of Iranian family physicians

Variables Knowledge score Practice score
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Gender
 Men 41.21 ± 3.20 38.73 ± 3.93
 Women 41.86 ± 2.29 38.66 ± 2.89
p-value 0.020 0.835
Practice setting
 Governmental /public 41.31 ± 2.58 38.87 ± 3.47
 Private 42.37 ± 3.44 38.01 ± 3.35
p-value 0.010 0.044