Table 5

Patients’ rating of care quality over groups and study time
Intervention departments Control departments Significance tests
Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up Group x Time
N = 410 N = 604 N = 286 N = 281 (ANOVA)
Indicators of patient care quality M SD M SD M SD M SD F(df = 1); p
1 Organization of physicians’ care 4.20 .82 4.23 .75 4.13 .76 4.01 .84 3.67; .056†
2 Quality of information from physicians 4.08 .83 4.16 .77 3.88 .88 3.93 .81 0.14; n. s.

Note: N, Number of patients; M, Mean; SD, Standard deviation; Scale Range 1 = “not at all” 5 = “yes, very much”; †p < .10 Significance level.

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Weigl et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:401   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-401

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