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Table 9 GRC interpreter use by service-level policy about 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
Use of GRC interpreters during last 6 months Encourages GRC use Discourages GRC use Provides no guidance
Never 13.2% 57.5% 60.7%
1-10 times 72.6 42.5 37.2
11+ times 14.2 0.0 2.1
Total % 100 100 100
(N) 197 87 514
  1. χ2 = 153,696; p < 0,000; dl 4
  2. λ = 0.285, dependent variable "Use of GRC interpreters during previous 6 months"
  3. V = 0,310; P < 0,000