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Table 4 Hierarchical modeling statistics

From: Organizational performance impacting patient satisfaction in Ontario hospitals: a multilevel analysis

  Overall rating-nurses & doctors Overall rating- patient-centered care Admission process Availability of staff Communication with patient Communication with family Discharge transition Pain management
Variance estimates       
Null model         
 Patient level 405.0 230.1 682.8 409.1 324.3 649.9 921.6 245.8
 Hospital level 17.6 13.5 38.3 22.8 11.6 12.7 23.0 3.8
Intermediate model (patient measures only)         
 Patient level 365.0 209.5 566.0 379.3 295.1 616.8 857.9 231.8
 Hospital level 14.5 12.3 39.0 18.9 9.9 10.3 17.7 3.0
Final model (patient and hospital measures)         
 Patient level 365.0 209.5 565.9 379.3 295.1 616.7 857.9 231.8
 Hospital level 11.4 6.5 18.3 11.9 7.3 9.9 16.2 2.6
% of Variance explained compared to null model       
Intermediate model (patients measures only)         
 Patient level 11% 10% 17% 8.0% 10% 5.0% 7.0% 6.0%
 Hospital level 18% 9.0% -2.0% 17.0% 14% 19% 23% 21%
Final model (patients and hospitals measures)         
Patient level 11% 10% 17% 8.0% 10% 5.0% 7.0% 6.0%
Hospital level 35% 52% 52% 48% 37% 22% 29% 32%
Intraclass correlations       
Null model 4.2% 5.5% 5.3% 5.3% 3.5% 1.9% 2.4% 1.5%
Intermediate model (patient measures only) 3.8% 5.5% 6.4% 4.7% 3.2% 1.6% 2.0% 1.3%
Final model (patient and hospital measures) 3.0% 3.0% 3.1% 3.0% 2.4% 1.6% 1.9% 1.1%