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Table 3 Participant responses to the question: How good was the doctor at involving you in decisions about your care, e.g. discussing different treatment options?

From: How do colorectal cancer patients rate their GP: a mixed methods study

Factors Very good/good Neither good nor bad/poor or very poor Doesn’t apply Totals  
n = 155 % n = 24 % n = 16 N = 195 % p
TDI
 <120 days 69 87.3 4 5.1 6 79 40.5 0.168
 >120 days 75 72.1 20 19.2 9 104 53.3  
 Unknown 11 91.7 0 0.0 1 12 6.2  
Age
 < 60 38 77.6 7 14.3 4 49 25.1 0.887
 60+ 117 80.1 17 11.6 12 146 74.9  
Gender
 Male 88 80.7 10 9.2 11 109 55.9 0.213
 Female 67 77.9 14 16.3 5 86 44.1  
Ethnicity
 non-Māori 131 79.4 19 11.5 15 165 84.6 0.759
 Māori 23 79.3 5 17.2 1 29 14.9  
 Unknown 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 1 0.5  
Comorbidity
 0–1 123 78.8 19 12.2 14 156 80.0 0.356
 2+ 32 82.1 5 12.8 2 39 20.0