Table 3

Pairwise Kendall-τ correlation analyses with 95% CI of staff ratings (scale of 1–5) with hospital standardised mortality ratios at all 147 acute general National Health Service hospitals in England

StatementResponsesKendall τ (95% CI)p Value
Care of patients is my trust's top priorityOverall60089−0.22 (−0.33 to −0.11)<0.001
 Clinical38389−0.20 (−0.30 to −0.09)<0.001
 Non-clinical21700−0.23 (−0.34 to −0.11)<0.001
If a friend or relative needed treatment I would be happy to with the standard of care provided by this trustOverall60174−0.20 (−0.31 to −0.09)<0.001
 Clinical38324−0.19 (−0.30 to −0.08)<0.001
 Non-clinical21850−0.19 (−0.30 to −0.08)<0.001
I am satisfied with the quality of care I give to patientsOverall52121−0.09 (−0.20 to −0.02)0.10
 Clinical37369−0.08 (−0.18 to −0.03)0.17
 Non-clinical14752−0.06 (−0.16 to −0.05)0.33