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Table 1 Perception about influences of RKS on accountability and participation

From: Does decentralization influence efficiency of health units? A study of opinion and perception of health workers in Odisha

Attributes District Classification P value
Priority Non priority Total
No. % No. % No. %
Local accountability increased?
 Very Less (Very Low) 0 0.0 2 2.9 2 1.6 p < 0.001
 Less (Low) 3 5.6 5 7.4 8 6.6
 Not changed (No Change) 7 13.0 29 42.6 36 29.5
 Much (High) 16 29.6 21 30.9 37 30.3
 Very Much (Very High) 28 51.9 11 16.2 39 32.0
 Total 54 100.0 68 100.0 122 100.0
Involvement of patients in decision making improved?
 Very Less (Very Low) 1 1.9 0 0.0 1 0.8 p < 0.001
 Less (Low) 2 3.8 0 0.0 2 1.6
 Not changed (No Change) 2 3.8 24 34.3 26 21.1
 Much (High) 16 30.2 30 42.9 46 37.4
 Very Much (Very High) 32 60.4 16 22.9 48 39.0
 Total 53 100.0 70 100.0 123 100.0
Patient waiting time reduced?
 Very Less 0 0.0 1 1.5 1 0.8 p < 0.001
 Less 1 1.9 2 2.9 3 2.5
 Not changed 4 7.5 21 30.9 25 20.7
 Much 18 34.0 30 44.1 48 39.7
 Very Much 30 56.6 14 20.6 44 36.4
 Total 53 100.0 68 100.0 121 100.0
Average length of stay improved?
 Very Less 1 2.0 0 0.0 1 0.9 p = 0.001
 Less 2 3.9 2 3.0 4 3.4
 Not changed 2 3.9 15 22.7 17 14.5
 Much 18 35.3 34 51.5 52 44.4
 Very Much 28 54.9 15 22.7 43 36.8
 Total 51 100.0 66 100.0 117 100.0
Quality of services improved?
 Very Less 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 p = 0.051
 Less 1 1.9 1 1.5 2 1.7
 Not changed 6 11.3 19 27.9 25 20.7
 Much 20 37.7 29 42.6 49 40.5
 Very Much 26 49.1 19 27.9 45 37.2
 Total 53 100.0 68 100.0 121 100.0
Waste management practices improved?
 Very Less 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 p = 0.004
 Less 0 0.0 2 2.9 2 1.6
 Not changed 3 5.7 17 24.6 20 16.4
 Much 23 43.4 32 46.4 55 45.1
 Very Much 27 50.9 18 26.1 45 36.9
 Total 53 100.0 69 100.0 122 100.0