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Table 3 Total satisfaction score and dimension score in subgroups and association analysis (mean ± standard deviation)

From: Satisfaction of psychiatric inpatients in China: clinical and institutional correlates in a national sample

Characteristics Total satisfaction score P-value Global satisfaction score P-value Costs satisfaction score P-value Medical services satisfaction score P-value Privacy protection satisfaction score P-value Doctor-patient communication satisfaction score P-value
Sex   0.378   0.271   0.986   0.265   0.257   0.547
 Male 23.4 ± 2.4   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6  
 Female 23.3 ± 2.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6  
Marital status   0.471   0.960   0.611   0.443   0.437   0.304
 Married 23.4 ± 2.3   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5  
 Single or others 23.3 ± 2.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.5 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6  
Education level   0.163   0.093   0.545   0.442   0.046*   0.325
 Elementary school 23.8 ± 2.8   4.6 ± 0.6   4.5 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6   4.6 ± 0.6  
 Middle school 23.3 ± 2.2   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5  
 High school 23.3 ± 2.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.5 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6  
 College or above 23.5 ± 2.4   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.6   4.8 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6  
Insurance coverage   0.981   0.637   0.166   0.792   0.981   0.329
 Self-pay 23.3 ± 2.3   4.7 ± 0.5   4.5 ± 0.8   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5  
 Others 23.3 ± 2.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6  
Hospitalization times   0.829   0.612   0.241   0.698   0.228   0.194
 First psychiatric hospitalization 23.3 ± 2.4   4.7 ± 0.5   4.5 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5  
 Recurrent psychiatric admission 23.3 ± 2.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.5 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6  
Involuntary hospitalization   0.917   0.505   0.952   0.693   0.871   0.546
 Yes 23.3 ± 2.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6  
 No 23.3 ± 2.4   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6  
Psychiatric diagnosis   0.724   0.866   0.628   0.826   0.633   0.016*
 Schizophrenia or related disorders 23.3 ± 2.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6   4.6 ± 0.6  
 Mood disorders 23.4 ± 2.4   4.7 ± 0.5   4.5 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5  
 Others 23.4 ± 2.3   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6  
Treatment response   0.003**   0.002**   0.289   0.001**   0.010*   0.003**
 Marked improvement 23.5 ± 2.4   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.7 ± 0.5   4.8 ± 0.5   4.7 ± 0.6  
 Improvement 23.4 ± 2.4   4.6 ± 0.6   4.5 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.6   4.6 ± 0.6  
 Somewhat improvement 23.1 ± 2.6   4.5 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7   4.6 ± 0.6   4.7 ± 0.5   4.6 ± 0.7  
 No change or worse 22.5 ± 4.1   4.4 ± 1.2   4.5 ± 0.9   4.5 ± 0.9   4.6 ± 0.7   4.4 ± 0.7  
Days of hospital stayb 0.0 0.489 0.005 0.848 0.007 0.771 0.002 0.921 −0.017 0.491 −0.009 0.715
GAF(R)b 0.0 0.277 0.0 0.631 0.0 0.915 0.0 0.105 0.0 0.192 0.1 0.001**
Age(R)b 0.0 0.084 0.0 0.403 0.0 0.069 0.0 0.596 0.0 0.549 0.0 0.218
Number of times in physical restraints (R)b 0.0 0.197 0.0 0.843 0.0 0.644 0.0 0.720 0.0 0.057 0.0 0.791
Number of seclusion times(R)b −0.1 < 0.001** 0.0 0.064 0.0 0.137 −0.1 0.002** 0.1 < 0.001** −0.1 < 0.001**
Number of psychological treatment sessions(R)b 0.1 0.007** 0.1 0.005** 0.1 0.005** 0.1 0.003** 0.1 0.002** 0.0 0.107
Number of ECT treatments(R)a,b −0.0 0.048* 0.0 0.275 0.0 0.108 0.0 0.104 0.0 0.286 −0.1 0.022*
  1. a Electric convulsive treatment
  2. b R, Spearman’s correlation coefficient
  3. Bold values: *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01