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Table 4 t test for equality of means between PD and NPD

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

Independent t-test for equality of means 95 % C.I of the difference
District Category N Mean Std. Deviation Std. Error Mean P value Lower Upper
Age Priority 58 42.41 11.630 1.527 0.315 −5.491 1.784
Non priority 71 44.27 9.249 1.098
Length of service in years Priority 57 10.25 10.151 1.345 0.662 −2.411 3.785
Non priority 68 9.56 7.302 .886
Effectiveness of RKS Priority 56 3.39 1.056 .141 0.001a −.831 −.215
Non priority 71 3.92 .692 .082
Influence of RKS on individual –centric performance Priority 55 12.9273 2.29213 .30907 0.048a .00799 1.47512
Non priority 70 12.1857 1.85170 .22132
Influence of RKS on organization-centric performance Priority 44 44.0909 6.68500 1.00780 <0.001b 2.01956 6.84882
Non priority 67 39.6567 5.99887 .73288
Influence of RKS on patient-centric performance Priority 51 13.3333 2.16949 .30379 <0.001b .89327 2.47036
Non priority 66 11.6515 2.10854 .25954
Future responsibilities to be entrusted with RKS Priority 48 25.8125 6.87783 .99273 <0.001b −6.48705 −2.32273
Non priority 69 30.2174 4.49467 .54109
Importance of individual- and organization-centric performance Priority 24 71.4583 9.67282 1.97446 0.032a −5.87383 −.27201
Non priority 64 74.5313 3.62517 .45315
Satisfaction with individual- and organizational-centric performance Priority 25 58.2400 17.24162 3.44832 0.910 −5.08572 5.70131
Non priority 59 57.9322 7.71220 1.00404
  1. aSignificant; bHighly significant