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Table 3 The association of trust in the medical profession and key variables.

From: Development of abbreviated measures to assess patient trust in a physician, a health insurer, and the medical profession

  Original 11-item scale national sample 5-item scale national sample
Kao's trust scale 0.306 0.313
General satisfaction 0.498 0.482
Follow doctor's recommendations 0.449 0.440
Original WFU 11 item scale   0.957
  1. Pearson correlation coefficients for continuous variables, Spearman correlation coefficients for categorical variables. All correlations significant at p < 0.001.