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Table 2 Number of information types and sources used prior to choice of primary care provider

From: How do people choose to be informed? A survey of the information searched for in the choice of primary care provider in Sweden

Motivations for switching Information types Information sources  
Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median P-value
Switchers internal motivations 6.13 (4.69) 6 1.56 (1.08) 1 < 0.0001
Switchers external motivations 3.97 (4.12) 3 1.14 (0.97) 1
Potential switchers internal motivations 5.61 (5.43) 4 1.49 (1.22) 1
Potential switchers external motivations 3.98 (4.45) 2.5 1.17 (1.25) 1
Total 5.15 (4.78) 4 1.38 (1.11) 1
  1. Note: Number of respondents analysed (N = 901)