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Table 8 Respondents' opinions about use of GRC interpreters by service-level policy concerning communication with LFP patients

From: Overcoming language barriers with foreign-language speaking patients: a survey to investigate intra-hospital variation in attitudes and practices

  Service
Opinion about use of GRC interpreters Encourages GRC use Discourages GRC use Provides no guidance
Systematically 40.3% 15.5% 16.2%
In some situation 45.3 39.8 47.1
Only when no other solution 14.4 44.7 36.7
Total % 100 100 100
(N) 201 103 556
  1. χ2 = 70,517; p < 0,000; dl 4
  2. V = 0,202; P < 0,000