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Table 1 TAISCH Scores Based on Gender Concordance and Discordance

From: The effect of racial and gender concordance between physicians and patients on the assessment of hospitalist performance: a pilot study

Provider/Patient Dyads Mean (SE) TAISCH Scores P-value comparing the specific dyad score to the overall meana Number of patients Number of providers
Examining Gender Concordance
 Female/ Female 3.9 (0.1) 0.58 102 15
 Female/ Male 3.8 (0.1) 0.89 77 15
 Male/ Female 3.7 (0.1) 0.16 143 19
 Male/ Male 3.9 (0.1) 0.40 115 17
Examining Racial Concordance
 AA/AA 3.5 (0.1) 0.01 39 7
 AA/ Caucasian 3.8 (0.1) 0.76 83 7
 Caucasian/ AA 4.2 (0.1) 0.05 17 5
 Caucasian/ Caucasian 4.0 (0.1) 0.28 32 5
 Other/AA 3.9 (0.1) 0.65 83 19
 Other/Caucasian 3.8 (0.1) 0.88 174 22
  1. The categories AA/Other, Other/Other and Caucasian/Other were omitted as the number of patients belonging to the ‘Other’ category constituted of just 1.4% of the total sample
  2. AA African American, Other Asian and Hispanic
  3. a The overall mean TAISCH score, as these 437 patients assessed their hospitalist provider was 3.8 (0.60)