Table 4

Results of analyses of variance for composite domains of communication.

Composite categoryCall Doctor (F [P-value])Doctor length (F [P-value])Patient sex (F [P-value])Doctor sex interacting sex (F (P-value])with patient sex (F (P-value])
Rapport1.91 (0.098)19.8 (<0.001)a0.01 (0.92)0.03 (0.86)0.04 (0.84)
Data gathering3.11 (0.012)a3.45 (0.041)a0.41 (0.52)1.17 (0.29)0.53(0.47)
Patient education and counselling1.21 (0.32)11.01 (<0.001)a0.61 (0.44)0.00 (0.98)0.00 (0.99)
Partnership0.64 (0.72)9.47 (<0.001)a0.40 (0.53)0.01 (0.91)0.76 (0.39)
Dominance1.25 (0.30)3.23 (0.05)a0.96 (0.33)0.04 (0.85)0.68 (0.42)
Patient centredness2.92 (0.016)a0.88 (0.42)9.86 (0.003)a2.19 (0.15)3.02 (0.09)
  • a Significant results.