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Table 1 Patient survey results of rating of quality of medical care (10 point Likert Scale)

From: Comparing virtual consults to traditional consults using an electronic health record: an observational case–control study

  Comparisons of VC vs TC
  N Mean Median Min Max p value*
Rating of Primary Care Physician
Virtual consult (VC) 127 8.69 9 0 10 0.99
Traditional consult (TC) 138 8.69 9 4 10  
Rating of Medical care
Virtual consult (VC) 128 8.67 9 0 10 0.51
Traditional consult (TC) 139 8.55 9 3 10  
Rating of Specialist Recommendations
Virtual consult (VC) 41 8.71 10 0 10 0.63
Traditional consult (TC) 65 8.51 9 1 10  
  1. * p values linear models with a random effect to adjust for patient clustering within physicians.
  2. Total patient survey respondents, N = 267, however not all respondents answered all the questions so respondent numbers vary depending on the survey question.