Table 2

Patients' decision-making preferences and GPs' perceptions of these preferences.

GPs' perceptions of patients' decision-making preferences
Patients' decision-making preferencesPatient decides alone, n (%)Patient mostly decides, n (%)Shared decision, n (%)Doctor mostly decides, n (%)Doctor decides alone, n (%)Total, n (%)
Patient decides alone2 (1.1)0 (0.0)1 (0.5)0 (0.0)1 (0.5)4 (2.2)
Patient mostly decides4 (2.2)10 (5.4)8 (4.3)1 (0.5)2 (1.1)25 (13.5)
Shared decision6 (3.2)12 (6.5)31 (16.8)20 (10.8)3 (1.6)72 (38.9)
Doctor mostly decides6 (3.2)13 (7.0)18 (9.7)9 (4.9)6 (3.2)52 (28.1)
Doctor decides alone0 (0.0)4 (2.2)11 (5.9)10 (5.4)7 (3.8)32 (17.3)
Total18 (9.7)39 (21.1)69 (37.3)40 (21.6)19 (10.3)185 (100.0)