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Table 3 The most frequently used health care providers

From: Symptom interpretation and health care seeking in ovarian cancer

Health care provider Number (%) Mean visits per contact SD of visits
General Practitioner 1 964 (69.1) 5.6 5.7
Dentist 407 (14.3) 1.7 0.9
Gynaecologist 159 (5.6) 2.2 1.5
Ophthalmologist 120 (4.2) 1.9 1.6
Physiotherapist 64 (2.3) 9.4 11.6
Dermatologist 38 (1.3) 3.1 2.3
Chiropractor 37 (1.3) 6.3 5.0
Practising surgeon 22 (0.8) 1.6 0.7
Psychologist 17 (0.6) 6.4 5.9
Rheumatologist 14 (0.5) 2.4 1.6