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Table 4 Evaluation of aspects and criteria by age

From: Hospital staff perspectives towards health technology assessment: data from a multidisciplinary survey

Apect of benefit Criteria Age P value
20-39 40+
Clinical Lifesaving 74 78 0.69
Quality of life improvement 52 50 0.86
Patients' functional improvement 22 35 0.27
Safety 57 52 0.73
Social Serving a large population 13 24 0.29
Serving a specific population within the hospital 9 15 0.45
Improving the serves to the patient 39 57 0.17
Patients' preference 9 17 0.33
Technological Lack of effective alternative technology 70 70 1
Completion of a technology already exists at the hospital 27 22 0.69
Innovation and Improving medical standards 30 35 0.72
Improving hospital reputation 26 33 0.58
Economical Efficiency 49 52 0.73
Manpower savings 22 54 0.01
Technology that requires a significant investment in infrastructure 33 67 1
Maintenance costs 33 67 0.78
Extented education 33 67 0.02