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Table 6 Spearman's correlation ratio between perceived QMS organizational benefits and QMS significance

From: Managerial attitude to the implementation of quality management systems in Lithuanian support treatment and nursing hospitals

QMS benefit QMS significance (Spearman's ratio)
Improved financial situation .386**
Higher service quality .349*
Higher employee motivation .379**
Stronger sense of security among patients .332*
Lower number of mistakes .321*
Better employee relationship .377**
Lower number of undesirable incidents .389**
Improved work organization .402**
Higher patient satisfaction .577**
More effective communication .477**
Safer work environment .461**
Increased patient number .2
Improved responsibility and authority sharing .26
  1. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01