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Table 2 Observed patient-centred behaviour in high versus low perceived GP empathy groups

From: General practitioners’ patient-centredness and responses to patients’ emotional cues and concerns: relationships with perceived empathy in areas of high and low socioeconomic deprivation

  High deprivation areas Low deprivation ares
High CARE Low CARE P value High CARE Low CARE P value
Total PCC mean (SD) 1.392 (0.524) 1.119 (0.409) 0.033 1.541 (0.448) 1.286 (0.429) 0.05
Component 1 0.307 (0.167) 0.233 (o.101) 0.080 0.296 (0.121) 0.288 (o.103) 0.858
Component 2 0.319 (0.415) 0.223 (0.336) 0.410 0.465 (0.363) 0.207 (0.327) 0.010
Component 3 0.766 (0.114) 0.663 (0.177) 0.021 0.781 (0.183) 0.826 (0.154) 0.396