Table 5

Multi level linear regression; coefficients and significance of combined quality aspects

Coefficient of combined quality aspects

Year 2007

Year 2009

Publication of results


Quality aspects 1-3**** years 2006/2007/2009

-0.011

0.034 *

0.030 *


Quality aspects 4-12 years 2007/2009

n/a

0.060***

0.027**


*Significant at p < 0.05, **significant at p < 0.01, ***significant at p < 0.001 **** Given the contradiction of the direction and significance of the year coefficients for the aspect 'Physician communication' we conducted a joint significance likelihood test. This test showed that chi2 > 0.000 meaning that the results presented in table are correct as presented

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