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Table 2 Item descriptive statistics

From: Developing and testing an instrument to measure the presence of conditions for successful implementation of quality improvement collaboratives

Item Description* Valid (%) Mean (SD) Median Distribution of valid responses (%)
  Team organization (TO)     1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 there is good communication and coordination 100.0 5.55 (1.09) 6.0 0.0 1.8 3.0 10.9 22.4 46.7 15.2
2 the division of tasks is perfectly clear 100.0 5.31 (1.07) 5.0 0.0 0.6 5.5 13.9 34.5 33.3 12.1
3 everyone is doing what he or she should do 99.4 5.05 (1.35) 5.0 1.2 1.2 14.0 14.0 26.2 30.9 12.2
4 is responsible for progress of project 99.4 5.30 (1.23) 6.0 0.6 1.8 7.3 12.8 23.8 41.5 12.2
5 is in charge of project implementation 100.0 5.37 (1.23) 6.0 0.6 1.8 7.9 7.9 27.9 39.4 14.5
  External change agent support (EX)           
6 is properly trained 99.4 4.32 (1.38) 4.0 1.2 9.8 16.5 28.0 21.3 19.5 3.7
7 at collaborative meetings I always gain valuable insights 99.4 4.24 (1.48) 4.0 2.4 11.6 20.1 17.1 26.2 18.9 3.7
8 external change agents provide sufficient support and instruments 99.4 4.52 (1.27) 5.0 0.6 6.7 12.8 26.8 29.3 20.1 3.7
9 external change agents raised high expectations about performance and improvement potential 98.8 4.83 (1.25) 5.0 0.6 3.7 10.4 22.7 27.6 30.1 4.9
10 external change agents made clear from the beginning what the goal of the project is and the best way to achieve it 99.4 4.76 (1.24) 5.0 1.2 3.7 9.8 23.8 31.1 26.2 4.3
  Support from hospital organization (HO)           
11 we see that the project is important to the strategic management 97.6 5.08 (1.49) 5.0 0.0 6.8 11.2 13 24.2 25.5 19.3
12 we see that the strategic management supports the project actively 98.2 4.75 (1.60) 5.0 4.3 6.2 9.3 21.0 22.8 22.8 13.6
13 the hospital gives the support we need in the department(s) to make the project a success 99.4 4.36 (1.49) 5.0 5.5 7.3 11.6 25.6 25.0 21.3 3.7
14 does everything in its power to increase the willingness to change 99.4 4.18 (1.55) 5.0 5.5 10.4 16.5 23.2 22.0 18.3 4.3
15 the board pays attention to the activities of the project team 95.8 4.66 (1.67) 5.0 4.4 9.5 10.8 17.7 15.8 31.6 10.1
  1. * 1–6: '(In) the project team...' 11–12: 'In the department(s) where the project is implemented...'