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Table 4 Results from the Likert evaluation stratified by perceived shared decision making

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

  Shared Decision Makking?
No N (%) Yes N (%) Total P-value
How would you rate the information you received about your health status? Poor 7 (100) 0 (0) 7 < 0.001
Fair 14 (56) 11 (44) 25
Good 31 (36.9) 53 (63.1) 84
Excellent 15 (26.3) 42 (73.7) 57
How many times have your requests been fulfilled by healthcare professionals? Never 4 (66.7) 2 (33.3) 6 0.008
Rarely 24 (53.3) 21 (46.7) 45
Very Often 12 (28.6) 30 (71.4) 42
Always 20 (28.6) 50 (71.4) 70
I don’t know 6 (66.7) 3 (33.3) 9
During your hospitalization how often the healthcare professionals used a language easy to understand? Never 4 (80) 1 (20) 5 < 0.001
Rarely 26 (70.3) 11 (29.7) 37
Very Often 17 (34.7) 32 (65.3) 49
Always 17 (21.5) 62 (78.5) 79
I don’t know 3 (100) 0 (0) 3
During your hospitalization how often you had the feeling that your opinions were took in account by healthcare professionals? Never 13 (76.5) 4 (23.5) 17 < 0.001
Rarely 19 (55.9) 15 (44.1) 34
Very Often 10 (21.3) 37 (78.7) 47
Always 13 (24.1) 41 (75.9) 54
I don’t know 11 (55) 9 (45) 20
During your hospitalization how often did you have the feeling that healthcare professionals were spending a proper amount of time taking care of you? Never 8 (80) 2 (20) 10 0.005
Rarely 19 (45.2) 23 (54.8) 42
Very Often 20 (35.1) 37 (64.9) 57
Always 15 (25.4) 44 (74.6) 59
I don’t know 3 (75) 1 (25) 4
How much do you trust the information you received from healthcare professionals? Not at all 1 (100) 0 (0) 1 0.195
Moderately 10 (55.6) 8 (44.4) 18
Very 34 (37.4) 57 (62.6) 91
Extremely 20 (32.8) 41 (67.2) 61