Table 3

Satisfaction With the Informed Decision-Making Module and Reported Impact on Care

Statement or MeasurePatient Agreement, % (n = 277)aClinician Agreement, % (n = 281)b
Doctor believed to have seen response summary at time of appointment
 Cannot remember21.10
Doctor discussed screening test at visit
 Cannot remember8.69.9
How use of module changed the conversation
 Motivated patient to talk with doctor39.041.3
 Prompted doctor to talk with patient28.139.7
 Did not change anything47.333.3
How conversation helped patient with fears or worries ranked as most important on module
 Reduced fears or worries80.9NA
 Did not help with fears or worries19.1NA
Doctor recalled addressing patients’ fears or worries about cancer screening
 Cannot rememberNA31.7
Strongly/somewhat agree vs strongly/somewhat disagree regarding completion of module and forwarding of summaryc
 Look and layout were easy to understand56.0 vs 9.7NA
 Took too long to complete34.3 vs 29.2NA
 Was easy to complete72.2 vs 11.1NA
 Helped patient with cancer screening decision42.6 vs 20.444.9 vs 8.2
 Made visit more productive40.7 vs 17.638.1 vs 16.3
 Got patient more involved with the decision47.7 vs 17.651.7 vs 6.1
 Helped to change patient’s screening plans22.7 vs 30.113.6 vs 17.0
 Improved patient-doctor communication37.5 vs 16.742.2 vs 12.2
 Improved patient’s knowledge before visit48.1 vs 15.745.6 vs 6.1
 Made the doctor more sensitive to patient’s needs27.3 vs 11.648.3 vs 10.2
  • NA = not applicable.

  • a Response rate = 44.7%.

  • b Response rate = 45.3%.

  • c Response options were strongly agree, somewhat agree, neither agree nor disagree, somewhat disagree, and strongly disagree. Values for neither agree nor disagree are not reported in table.