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Table 1 Frequency analysis of empathy-related items in the pre-survey, options from 1 = never to 7 = daily

From: Adapting a perinatal empathic training method from South Africa to Germany

  Valid Missing Total
Regular (4) Often (5) Very often (6) Daily (7) Total   
I am friendly and caring with patients    3 8 11 2 13
I give patients as much time as they need to speak    6 5 11 2 13
I pay attention to what the patient finds difficult    3 8 11 2 13
I make sure I give answers to my patient’s questions and provide information that is clear    3 8 11 2 13
I fully understand my patient’s concerns 1 2 7 1 11 2 13
I put myself in my patient’s shoes 1 1 3 6 11 2 13