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Table 5 Perceived outcomes following the second opinion

From: Seeking a second medical opinion: composition, reasons and perceived outcomes in Israel

Perceived outcomes of getting a second opinion n = 344 (%)
I was satisfied with the SO Not satisfied 52 (15.7%)
Satisfied 280 (84.3%)
Total 332 (100.0%)
Missing values 12  
I experienced improvement after receiving the SO Improved 228 (76.5%)
Not improved 70 (23.5%)
Total 298 (100.0%)
Missing values 46  
There was a difference between the diagnosis or treatment between the first and the SO Yes 171 (56.1%)
No 134 (43.9%)
Total 305 (100.0%)
Missing values 39  
I preferred the SO over the first one First 16 (9.0%)
Second 161 (91.0%)
Total 177 (100.0%)
Missing values 167