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Table 6 Perceived barriers to implementing diversity-sensitive strategies and measures in participating German hospitals (2019, n = 112)

From: Diversity-sensitive measures in German hospitals – attitudes, implementation, and barriers according to administration managers

  % n
Lack of financial resources 54.5 61
Lack of incentives from the funding provider (health insurance companies, etc.) 49.1 55
Organizational difficulties 45.5 51
Lack of information on how to implement diversity-sensitive measures 35.7 40
Not all decision makers are convinced of the necessity of diversity-sensitive measures 28.6 32
Lack of motivation among staff members to implement corresponding measures 19.6 22
No barriers 17.8 20
Not applicable, no intention to implement diversity-sensitive measures at all 8.0 9