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Table 1 Socio economic characteristics stratified by the rating of the relationship with healthcare professionals

From: Could shared decision making affect staying in hospital? A cross-sectional pilot study

  How would you rate your relationship with healthcare professionals? P-value
Poor N (%) Fair N (%) Good N (%) Excellent N (%) Total
Gender Male 2 (2.5) 23 (28.1) 32 (39.8) 24 (29.6) 81 0.007
Female 1 (1.1) 10 (11.1) 57 (63.3) 22 (24.5) 90
Age < 40 years old 1 (7.1) 0 (0) 10 (71.4) 3 (21.5) 14 0.087
Between 40 and 60 years old 0 (0) 5 (15.2) 22 (66.7) 6 (8.1) 33
>  60 years old 2 (1.6) 27 (22) 57 (46.3) 37 (30.1) 123
Marital Status Unmarried 0 (0) 4 (16.7) 15 (62.5) 5 (20.8) 24 0.828
Cohabitant 0 (0) 1 (9.1) 8 (72.7) 2 (18.2) 11
Married 3 (3.4) 20 (23.1) 39 (44.8) 25 (28.7) 87
Widow 0 (0) 7 (18.9) 20 (54.1) 10 (27) 37
Divorced 0 (0) 2 (15.4) 7 (53.8) 4 (30.8) 13
Educational Status None 0 (0) 0 (0) 7 (87.5) 1 (12.5) 8 0.929
Primary School 1 (2) 10 (20) 24 (48) 15 (30) 50
Middle School 1 (2) 11 (22.4) 25 (51) 12 (24.5) 49
High School 1 (1.8) 12 (21.4) 29 (51.8) 14 (25) 56
Graduation 0 (0) 1 (11.1) 5 (55.6) 3 (33.3) 9
Previous hospitalization for the same reason Yes 0 (0) 17 (31.5) 24 (44.4) 13 (24.1) 54 0.074
No 1 (1) 15 (14.6) 61 (59.2) 26 (25.2) 103
Hospitalization in the last 3 years for other reason Yes 1 (1.8) 10 (17.9) 27 (48.2) 18 (32.1) 56 0.664
No 2 (1.8) 24 (21.4) 60 (53.6) 26 (23.2) 112