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Table 2 Comparison of HPRRs to SDM between different groups of inpatients (%)

From: Association of shared decision making with inpatient satisfaction: a cross-sectional study

Variables Patients’ information preference Patients’ active involvement in SDM Patients’ perceived encouragement from their physicians to achieve SDM Informed consent Overall
General hospital
 Yes 89.87 85.04 87.54 89.75 87.84
 No 90.43 86.80 86.45 89.51 87.92
Pediatric department
 Yes 88.47 88.25 86.70 88.85 87.80
 No 90.07 85.51 87.22 89.70 87.87
Suffering from cancer
 Yes 90.93 86.24 90.01* 91.46 89.57
 No 89.88 85.45 86.71 89.36 87.56
Surgery during admission
 Yes 91.49* 86.66 88.96*** 90.38 89.23**
 No 88.90 84.71 85.83 89.13 86.79
  1. HPRRs, high positive response rates; SDM, shared decision making
  2. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001