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Table 1 Patient and consultation characteristics

From: “Doctor, please tell me it’s nothing serious”: an exploration of patients’ worrying and reassuring cognitions using stimulated recall interviews

Patient Patients’ rating: concern pre-consultation (0–10) GPs’ rating: importance reassurance (0–10) Complaint(s) Stand-alone/follow-up appointment Duration consultation(minutes)
1 10 8 Chest pain Stand-alone 16
2 6 8 Abdominal pain, lower back pain Follow-up 9
3 0 8 Reduced kidney function Stand alone 9
4 6 10 Hypertension, lower back pain Follow-up 15
5 3 10 Stool problems Follow-up 8
6 10 10 Accelerated heartbeat, headache Follow-up 19
7 10 10 Chest pain, headache, hypertension Stand-alone 15
8 0 3 Burn Stand-alone 7
9 1 4 Soar throat Stand-alone 7
10 4 7 Sudden shaking attack, furuncle Follow-up 7
11 7 7 Hypertension, headache, nausea Stand-alone 14
12 2 8 Chest pain Stand-alone 13
13 8 7 Skin mark Follow-up 10
14 4 7 Ankle pain Stand-alone 9
15 10 10 Breast lump, joint pain Stand-alone 17
16 6 8 Burn out, hypertension Follow-up 21
17 1 7 Wrist pain, excessive sweating Stand-alone 8
18 7 10 Hypertension, weight gain Follow-up 12
19 7 9 Hip complaints Stand-alone 11
20 1 9 Urinary problems Stand-alone 11
21 0 9 Leg pain Stand-alone 15