Table 4

Summary of Primary Care Physician Behaviors in Shared Decision Making Regarding Prostate Cancer or Prostate Cancer Screening

BehaviorRangeOverall (N=118) Mean No.Control (n=57) Mean No.Intervention (n=61) Mean No.
Overall shared decision making–PCS scorea0–3212.210.713.5
Provision of information scale0–
Elicitation of patient’s perspectives scale0–
Guiding decision-making scalea0–
  • PCS=prostate cancer screening.

  • Note: Each item in the scale was given a value of 0 = did not occur, or 1 = occurred.

  • a P <.05.