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Table 6 Information Provided by the Physician Concerning the Test/Procedure

From: Inflammatory bowel disease patient perceptions of diagnostic and monitoring tests and procedures

Did the Inflammatory bowel disease specialist inform you:   General blood test Colonoscopy Colon biopsy Medical imaging Stool test
Of the impact that each result may have on the treatment? Yes 59.9 83.2 72.7 72.6 73.2
No 40.1 16.8 27.3 27.4 26.8
That there may be a false positive, false negative? Yes 22.3 32.3 34.7 36.6 40
No 77.7 67.7 65.3 63.4 60
Of the potential risks? Yes 23.4 73.2 68.4 60.5 47.5
No 76.6 26.8 31.6 39.5 52.5
On the level of invasiveness? Yes NA 75.6 71.1 63.4 NA
No 24.4 28.9 36.6