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Table 1 Characteristics of the encounter; health complaint, sex of participants, and location of the PHCs

From: Negotiating bodily sensations between patients and GPs in the context of standardized cancer patient pathways – an observational study in primary care

Reason for care-seeking (health complaint):UrbanSemi-urbanRural
Problems with stomach♀ = 2  
Blood in stools♂ = 1♀ = 1♀ = 1
Haematuria ♀ = 1 
Lump♀ = 1♀ = 1♀ = 1 ♂ = 1
Weight loss♀ = 1 ♂ = 1  
Skin lesion♀ = 1 ♂ = 1  
Unusual tiredness♀ = 2  
Coughing  ♂ = 1
Constipation♂ = 1  
  1. Twelve women and six men participated at PHCs located at urban, semi-urban and rural areas