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Table 3 Patients’ attitudes toward physicians and the medical system, according to familiarity with the catheterizing physician 1.92 ± 0.6

From: Trust in the referring physician reduces anxiety in an integrated community-to-hospital care system

VariableCatheterizing physicianNumber of patientsMean ± SDp Value
AnxietyReferring172.09 ± 0.9NS
Non referring241.92 ± 0.6
Same department112.19 ± 0.7
Satisfaction with the physicianReferring176.4 ± 0.7NS
Non referring226.4 ± 0.9
Same department106.0 ± 0.8
Trust in the physicianReferring176.6 ± 0.8NS
Non referring246.8 ± 0.5
Same department116.6 ± 0.6
Trust in the systemReferring175.14 ± 1.7NS
Non referring245.66 ± 1.5
Same department115.63 ± .83
Self-efficacyReferring166.4 ± 1.0NS
Non referring246.8 ± 0.5
Same department116.8 ± 0.4