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Table 1 Total numbers of additional questions and percentages of physicians who would ask the patient different types of additional questions by country

From: Country differences in the diagnosis and management of coronary heart disease – a comparison between the US, the UK and Germany

   Countries  
  p country Germany UK US Tukey's Multiple Comparison
Number of questions (means) < .0001 3.1 5.5 8.7 US > UK > Germany
Questions about (%)      
   pathology .3879 69 77 71 UK = US = Germany
   medical history < .0001 39 62 83 US > UK > Germany
   pain < .0001 32 57 62 US = UK > Germany
   smoking < .0001 20 48 57 US = UK > Germany
   alcohol < .0001 8 31 34 US = UK > Germany
   psychological state .0226 20 33 35 US = UK > Germany
   social .0901 17 14 25 US = Germany = UK
   general < .0001 30 62 83 US > UK > Germany