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Table 2 Divergence rate by family of diseases

From: Predictive factors of diagnostic and therapeutic divergence in a nationwide cohort of patients seeking second medical opinion

Group Convergent (n) Divergent (n) Proportion divergent (%) Missing (n)
  N = 1050  N = 502 - N = 384
Orthopedics and rhumatological diseases 408 134 24,7 131
Cardiovascular diseases 45 29 39,2 18
Reproductive diseases 62 25 28,7 21
Nervous system and sensory organ diseases 106 41 27,9 27
Skin disorders 17 6 26,1 6
Digestive system diseases 33 16 32,7 13
Tumours, cancer, hematological diseases 187 48 20,4 94
Endocrine and metabolic diseases 38 20 34,5 13
Gynecological diseases 121 150 55,4 30
Respiratory diseases 10 9 47,4 4
Urological diseases 21 22 51,2 27
Other 2 2 50,0 0