Table 4

Correlation coefficients (Spearman's ρ) for ‘knowledge of patient rights’ and four study variables (on a continuous scale)

n=288†n=288n=288n=277
Number of experienced eventsNumber of events perceived as abusiveNumber of events judged as wrongfulRemained silent relative to opportunities
Knowledge of patient rights<0.01−0.20<0.01−0.19*
  • *p<0.01.

  • †Deviations in sample size exist due to item non-response.