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Table 3 Correlations (N = 40 wards)

From: Leadership, staffing and quality of care in nursing homes

  QoC - relatives QoC - staff QoC - field obser. Task-oriented leaders. Relationship-oriented leaders. Total staffing levels Ratio of registered nurses Ratio of unlicensed staff Care level
QoC - relatives 1         
QoC - staff 0.63** 1        
QoC - field observations 0.63** 0.65** 1       
Task-oriented leaders. 0.57** 0.71** 0.52** 1      
Relationship-oriented leaders. 0.50** 0.50** 0.45** 0.78** 1     
Total staffing levels 0.12 0.09 0.25 -0.02 0.00 1    
Ratio of registered nurses 0.08 -0.05 0.06 0.09 0.17 -0.14 1   
Ratio of unlicensed staff -0.40* -0.31 -0.50** -0.32* -0.37* -0.09 -0.30 1  
Care level -0.36* -0.25 -0.22 0.13 0.22 -0.40* 0.26 -0.20 1
  1. * (p < 0.05)
  2. ** (p < 0.01)
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