Table 3

Use of open and closed questions by individual doctors shown as a mean number per consultation

GPMean closed questionsMean open questionsRatio of means closed to openAverage length of consultation (min:sec)
18.000.6013.332:53
26.290.5711.042:28
37.501.007.504:09
49.601.009.604:34
52.000.001:31
610.500.5021.003:34
74.001.004.002:13
85.170.3315.673:56