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Table 5 Average importance scores of the 20 interview-based items

From: A patient perspective on shared decision making in stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a mixed methods study

  M (SD)
Do you think it is important for your decision that…  
Construct 1: Guidance by the clinician (α=,741) 3.61 (.44)
… your clinician gives you advice about the best treatment option for you? 3.68
… the treatment that best fits for you is chosen? 3.71
… you ask the questions you have? 3.45
Construct 2: Conduct of clinician (α=,774) 3.53 (.46)
your clinician takes you seriously? 3.68
… your clinician takes time for you? 3.64
… your clinician takes your treatment preferences seriously? 3.29
… your clinician gives space to ask questions? 3.51
Construct 3: Preparation for treatment decision making (α=,864) 3.46 (.49)
… you receive information from your clinician about all possible treatment options? 3.51
… you receive information from your clinician about your disease? 3.66
… you follow your clinician in the proposed treatment advice? 3.30
…you decide together with your clinician about your treatment? 3.51
… your clinician asks you what you think of the different treatment options? 3.14
…your clinician gives you information about your disease that is understandable? 3.63
Construct 4: Active role of patient in treatment decision making (α=,782) 2.75 (.71)
… you receive time from your clinician to think about what treatment you want to have? 3.05
… you search for information (for example on the Internet) about possible treatment options? 2.14
… you eventually decide with your family what treatment you want to have? 2.78
… your clinician let you decide what treatment you want to undergo? 2.88
… your clinician asks you about your situation at home? 2.91
Other items:  
… your clinician is friendly? 3.39
…you give your clinician information about how you experience your disease? 3.28