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Table 2 Project-specific survey results according to overall context categories

From: Hospital organizational context and delivery of evidence-based stroke care: a cross-sectional study

  All (%), N = 212 Low context* (%), N = 51 High context (%), N = 134 p value
Management involvement
 Adequate executive support 56.7 43.1 61.5 0.03
 Good communication between management and staff 40.9 33.0 45.32 0.1
 Regular updates provided by management 45.2 43.1 48.5 0.5
Teamwork and staff
 Effective multidisciplinary communication 85.2 80.4 90.2 0.07
 Stable workforce 72.1 70.6 77.1 0.4
 Staff are familiar with stroke protocols 78.1 66.7 84.9 0.006
 Medical staff engagement that facilitates stroke care 70.7 68.0 76.5 0.2
 Allied health staff engagement that facilitates stroke care 92.2 88.0 95.4 0.08
 Nursing staff engagement that facilitates stroke care 79.3 62.7 86.4 < 0.001
Organizational change
 Sufficient opportunities to question management about change 61.2 52.9 62.9 0.2
 Staff are always consulted about change 37.2 34.0 38.2 0.6
 Changes are communicated clearly 35.9 31.4 37.4 0.5
 The introduction of stroke protocols has been effective 82.8 68.6 89.4 0.001
 Patients and families have access to adequate information 60.4 46.9 65.9 0.02
Other
 The QSSCN had a positive impact on stroke care at a hospital level 72.7 64.7 75.8 0.1
 The QSSCN had a positive impact on stroke care at a Health Network level 70.7 66.0 72.5 0.4
 Professional development has improved knowledge about stroke care 65.4 64.7 65.7 0.9
 Hospital performance data has been used in the last 12 months 65.8 59.4 67.5 0.8
 Participated in quality improvement activities to improve stroke care 61.0 58.0 61.6 0.7
  1. QSSCN Queensland Statewide Stroke Clinical Network
  2. *Overall context grouping was determined using exploratory cluster analysis to categorize units into two clusters based on responses to the Alberta Context Tool moderate context (N = 4 sites) and high context (N = 10 sites). Excludes responses from staff at sites with < 8 completed surveys (N = 5 sites, 27 responses)