Table 2

Perceptions about patient's freedom to choose a physician, nursing staff member or health care institution

Patient's freedom to choose

Percentage of patients n = 451

Percentage of medical staff n = 255

Statistical test and significance level


Physician or nursing staff member

40.1

87.9

χ2 = 52.603, df = 1, p < 0.001

Health care institution

41.5

94.4

χ2 = 47.202, df = 1, p < 0.001


Ducinskiene et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2006 6:10   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-6-10

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