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Table 2 Referral rates distribution according to characteristics of Nursing Homes in Haifa sub district in 20062007 (univariant ANOVA procedure)

From: Variables correlated with elderly referral from nursing homes to general hospitals

Variable N Average referral rate F (df) P value
Specialized medical manager:     
 General 19 73.9 1.641 0.210
 Specialized 13 55 (1)
Physician availability per day     
 Up to 8 hours 15 75.7 0.787 0.465
 9–12 hours 8 61.6 (2)
 13 and more hours 9 54.6  
Registered nurse availability per shift    
 Morning 6 72.3 0.106 0.900
 Morning and afternoon 10 62.2 (2)
 Morning, afternoon and night 16 66.5  
Referral form*     
 Direct 25 56.6 7.461 0.010
 Indirect 7 100.7 (1)
Knowledge among medical managers    
 No correct answers 1 98   0.854
 One answer of the four correct 4 82.7 0.333
 Two answers of the four correct 9 61.1 (4)
 Three answers of the four correct 15 63.9  
 All answers correct 3 60.7  
  1. *Significant.