Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2011 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Age-Related Differences in Doctor-Patient Interaction and Patient Satisfaction

Table 4

Characteristics of the medical encounters ( 𝑛 = 1 7 7 ).

𝑁 %

First encounter
 No16693.8
 Yes116.2
Number of encounters previous 12 Months
 03419.2
 13016.9
 27341.2
 3179.6
 4126.8
 5116.2
Visit length in minutes
 Minimum9.5
 Maximum69.3
 Median25.2
Number of patient requests
 06033.9
 16737.9
 22916.4
 3137.3
 431.7
 5 or more52.9
Encounter type
 Patient-centered9754.8
 Physician-centered8045.2

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