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Table 3 Simple regression analysis for variables predicting attitudes towards and use of DDKM

From: Accreditation as a management tool: a national survey of hospital managers’ perceptions and use of a mandatory accreditation program in Denmark

 Attitudes towards DDKMUse of DDKM
βt95% CIβt95% CI
Standardize care processes
 Age−0.03−.60−.02 – .01−.16−3.04**−.04 – −.01
 Years in role.071.57-.01 – .11−.02−.42−.08 – .05
 Management level−.08− 1.92−.39 – .01−.04−.84−.31 – .13
 Region.184.13**.18 – .50.183.89**.17 – .53
Increase quality of care by identifying problems
 Age.00−.03−.02 – .01−.06− 1.14−.03 – .01
 Years in role.102.31*.01 – .14.061.18−.03 – .12
 Management level−.05− 1.13−.34 – .09−.02−.33−.27 – .20
 Region.143.30**.12 – .46.163.41**.14 – .52
Improve the organization of care
 Age−.02−.41−.02 – .01−.10− 1.94−.03 – .00
 Years in role.112.61**.02 – .15.01.11−.07 – .08
 Management level.03.71−.14 – .29.02.33−.20 – .28
 Region.092.07*.01 – .36.163.38**.14 – .52
Improve care
 Age.01.17−.01 – .02−.06− 1.19−.03 – .01
 Years in role.061.30−.02 – .16.02.41−.06 – .09
 Management level−.09−2.14*−.41 – -.02−.01−.21−.25 – .20
 Region.143.14**.09 – .41.142.89**.09 – .46
Improve patient safety
 Age−.01−.24−.01 – .01−.05− 1.01−.02 – .01
 Years in role.061.28−.02 – .09.01.14−.06 – .07
 Management level−.08− 1.70−.35 – .03−.05− 1.01−.33 – .11
 Region.204.68**.21 – .50.153.24**.12 – .47
Improve work environment
 Age.00−.02−.01 – .01−.07−1.39−.03 – .01
 Years in role.03.70−.04 – .08.03.57−.05 – .09
 Management level−.03−.72−.28 – .13−.02−.46−.27 – .17
 Region.122.68**.06 – .39.102.19*.02 – .38
Improve quality in my organization/department
 Age−.04−.77−.02 — .01−.07− 1.33−.03 – .01
 Years in role.00.01−.06 – .06.04.74−.04 – .10
 Management level−.02−.42−.25 – .16−.02−.43−.28 – .18
 Region.163.71**.14 – .47.183.76**.17 – .54
Increase patient satisfaction
 Age.00.07−.01 – .01−.07− 1.35−.03 – .01
 Years in role.112.47*.02 – .13.02.33−.05 – .08
 Management level.03.68−.13 – .26−.02−.33−.25 – .18
 Region.122.77**.06 – .38.143.03**.09 – .44
Enhance the professional development of the staff
 Age.03.62−.01 – 0.2−.03−.62−.02 – .01
 Years in role.061.41−.02 – .11.00.03−.07 – .08
 Management level.00.06−.21 – .23.03.56−.17 – .31
 Region.143.31**.12 – .47.112.43*.05 – .44
Enhance feedback from the staff to the management
 Age.061.28−.01 – .02−.04−.76−.02 – .01
 Years in role.092.05*.00 – .13−.00−.02−.07 – .07
 Management level−.08− 1.85−.40 – .01−.08− 1.73−.42 – .03
 Region.153.48**.13 – .45.183.80**.17 – .53
Clarify roles in the organization
 Age−.03−.64−.02 – .01−.01−.16−.02 – .02
 Years in role.03.57−.04 – .08.01.13−.07 – .07
 Management level−.01−.12−.21 – .19.01.14−.21 – .24
 Region.112.45*.04 – .36.163.38**.13 – .50
Clarify responsibility in the organization
 Age.03.68−.01 – .02−.02−.40−.02 – .01
 Years in role.051.04−.03 – .09.02.49−.05 – .08
 Management level.03.69−.13 – .26−.01−.10−.23 – .21
 Region.153.44**.12 – .43.193.99**.18 – .53
Improve the organizations financial performance
 Age−.01−.24−.02 – .01−.07−1.24−.03 – .01
 Years in role.041.00−.03 – .09.04.89−.04 – .10
 Management level.00.03−.20 – .20.01.24−.20 – .26
 Region.071.66−.03 – .30.081.63−.03 – .34
Improve the reputation of my organization
 Age.02.36−.01 – .02−.04−.74−.02 – .01
 Years in role.092.00*.00 – .12.04.75−.05 – .10
 Management level.02.42−.16 – .24−.04−.74−.32 – .15
 Region.061.27−.06 – .26.091.87−.01 – .37
Support the organization of administrative teams
 Age.071.48−.00 – .02.05.92−.01 – .02
 Years in role.04.94−.03 – .09.081.59−.01 – .13
 Management level.02.51−.14 – .24.051.08−.10 – .35
 Region.061.46−.04 – .27.102.11*.01 – .39
Support the function of clinical teams
 Age−.02−.39−.02 – .01−.03−.53−.02 – .01
 Years in role.04.87−.03 – .08.061.32−.02 – .11
 Management level.01.18−.17 – .20.071.44−.06 – .37
 Region.04.85−.09 – .22.05.96−.09 – .26
Support the function of interdisciplinary teams
 Age.04.86−.01 – .02−.01−.17−.02 – .02
 Years in role.061.45−.02 – .10.061.30−.02 – .12
 Management level.051.06−.09 – .31.081.60−.04 – .41
 Region.081.92−.00 – .32.102.04*.01 – .38
Support the internal cooperation by promoting the same norms and speech
 Age−.01−.19−.02 – .01−.06−1.04−.03 – .01
 Years in role.081.80−.01 – .11.03.67−.05 – .09
 Management level−.00−.09−.20 – .19−.03−.55−.29 – .16
 Region.112.58*.05 – .36.122.44*.04 – .42
Support the cooperation with healthcare staff across sectors
 Age.02−.34−.02 – .01−.11−2.05*−.03 – -.00
 Years in role.051.04−.03 – .09−.01−.30−.08 – .06
 Management level−.06−1.25−.32 – .07.02.39−.18 – .27
 Region.122.68**.06 – .38.061.34−.06 – .31
  1. * p < .05, ** p < .01; Management level (senior management = 0, middle management = 1); Region (The Capital Region of Denmark = 1, Region Zealand = 1, Region of Southern Denmark = 1, Central Denmark Region = 0, The North Denmark Region = 0)