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Table 2 Goal–integration (GI) index (N = 109)

From: Social determinants of the impact of hospital management boards on quality management: a study of 109 European hospitals using a parsonian approach

Characteristic of Hospital Management Board (HMB) N %
Quality goal orientation of HMB (G index)   
0 – HMB low in quality goal orientation 64 58.7
1 – HMB high in quality goal orientation 45 41.3
Total 109 100
Social capital of HMB (I index)   
0 – HMB low in social capital 70 64.2
1 – HMB high in social capital 39 35.8
Total 109 100
GI index   
0 – HMB low in social capital and quality goal orientation 44 40.4
1 – HMB low in social capital OR quality goal orientation 46 42.2
2 – HMB high in social capital and quality goal orientation 19 17.4
Total 109 100