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Table 4 T-test results for LIWC analyses comparing high and low IR work settings

From: The Improvement Readiness scale of the SCORE survey: a metric to assess capacity for quality improvement in healthcare

  Low 10% IR Work settings High 10% IR Work settings T p-value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) df
Word Count 80.99 (126.12) 29.01 (37.59) 7.06 < 0.001***
469.41
Past Tense Verbs 2.06 (3.45) 1.21 (2.70) 2.67 0.008**
503
First Person Singular 2.15 (4.19) 1.34 (2.95) 2.47 0.014*
388.73
First Person Plural 1.83 (5.48) 2.69 (4.44) −1.85 0.065
339.35
Positive Emotion 5.24 (9.10) 8.02 (10.35) −2.85 0.005**
248.39
Negative Emotions 1.18 (2.10) 0.37 (1.18) 5.50 < 0.001***
462.21
Anxiety 0.24 (0.79) 0.10 (0.57) 2.28 0.023*
377.27
Anger 0.24 (1.02) 0.03 (0.21) 3.59 < 0.001***
419.13
Sadness 0.25 (0.83) 0.08 (0.55) 2.73 0.007**
408.03
Social 10.31 (10.74) 15.73 (13.83) −4.28 <0.001***
226.23
  1. *** p < .001, * p < .010, * p < .05, p < .10
  2. All word categories (except “Past Tense Verbs”) failed Levene’s tests for equality of variances; in these cases, equal variances were not assumed for calculating T and p-values