Table 6

Food and Nutritional Care Quality in Hospital measured as percentage of NCQ and FSQ
Variables INCQ (%) HMPQ (%)
Hospitals Mean (SD) Median Coef Var Minimum Maximum p Mean (SD) Median Coef Var Minimum Maximum p
Legal Nature
Public (n=12) 51.82 (16.07) 52.95 31.01 23.80 80.40 0.11 42.38 (16.55) 42.70 39.05 14.20 78.30 0.37
Private (n=25) 41.62 (19.84) 39.20 47.68 9.20 85.40 49.14 (20.69) 46.70 42.10 12.50 100.00
Type
General (n=30) 48.47 (17.79) 47.49 36.70 21.70 47.90 0.01 49.84 (19.78) 49.80 39.69 14.20 100.00 0.06
Specialized (n=7) 29.73 (18.09) 22.50 60.85 9.20 58.80 34.54 (12.78) 33.80 37.00 12.50 50.40
Clinical dietitian
yes (n=22) 39.11 (17.91) 37.70 45.80 9.20 85.40 0.02 50.15 (21.95) 48.55 43.78 12.50 100.00 0.32
no (n=15) 53.46 (18.05) 55.40 33.77 21.70 83.30 42.25 (14.59) 42.10 34.53 23.30 78.30
Size
Small (n=6) 31.82 (16.54) 30.85 51.97 9.20 52.90 a 29.4 (14.44) 29.80 49.10 12.50 46.30 b
Medium (n=21) 46.63 (18.65) 48.30 39.99 21.70 85.40 49.57 (18.57) 50.40 37.47 18.30 100.00
Large (n=10) 49.21 (19.83) 51.05 40.29 21.70 80.40 51.96 (19.64) 49.80 37.80 30.00 91.70
Municipality
Campinas (n=17) 51.49 (20.06) 51.30 38.95 20.80 85.40 c 46.94 (19.15) 50.40 40.80 12.50 78.30 d
Ribeirão Preto (n=10) 36.05 (18.20) 31.05 50.50 9.20 62.90 57.01 (22.25) 48.55 39.03 31.70 100.00
Florianópolis (n=10) 42.64 (15.43) 45.85 36.19 21.70 65.80 36.89 (12.05) 35.85 32.67 14.20 56.70

a – no significant difference; b – significant difference between small and medium-sized hospitals (p=0.01) and between small and large hospitals (p=0.01) and no significant difference between medium-sized and large hospitals; c – significant difference between institutions in Campinas and Ribeirão Preto (p=0.04), no difference for the others; d – significant difference between Ribeirão Preto and Florianópolis (p=0.03), no difference for the others.

Diez-Garcia et al.

Diez-Garcia et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:66   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-66

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