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Table 4 The association of trust in health insurer and key variables.

From: Development of abbreviated measures to assess patient trust in a physician, a health insurer, and the medical profession

  5-item scale national sample 5-item scale HMO sample
Kao's trust scale 0.279  
General satisfaction 0.465  
Satisfaction with insurer 0.646  
Desire to switch insurers -0.753 -0.589
Original WFU 10 item scale 0.952 0.948
  1. Pearson correlation coefficients for continuous variables, Spearman correlation coefficients for dichotomous variables. All correlations significant at p < 0.001.