Table 4

Pairwise Kendall-τ correlation analyses of staff agreement with hospital standardised mortality ratios at all 147 acute general National Health Service hospitals in England

Statement% Agree*Kendall τ (95% CI)p Value
Care of patients is my trust's top priorityOverall77.6−0.21 (−0.32 to −0.10)<0.001
 Clinical74.7−0.20 (−0.30 to −0.09)<0.001
 Non-clinical82.9−0.21 (−0.32 to −0.10)<0.001
If a friend or relative needed treatment I would be happy to with the standard of care provided by this trustOverall83.0−0.18 (−0.03 to −0.07)0.001
 Clinical81.8−0.17 (−0.28 to −0.07)0.002
 Non-clinical84.9−0.17 (−0.28 to −0.05)0.003
I am satisfied with the quality of care I give to patientsOverall93.4−0.06 (−0.17 to 0.05)0.27
 Clinical92.2−0.04 (−0.02 to 0.07)0.47
 Non-clinical96.2−0.05 (−0.16 to 0.06)0.35
  • *Includes those participants responding that they ‘Agree’ or ‘Strongly Agree’.