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Table 7 Evaluation of aspects and criteria seniority

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

Aspect of benefit Criteria Seniority (years) P value
"Highly important" ranking by Percent
1.-.5 6.-.15 16+
Clinical Lifesaving 84 69 77 0.35
Quality of life improvement 59 42 54 0.53
Patients' functional improvement 24 19 46 0.08
Safety 82 39 50 0.02
Social Serving a large population 18 12 31 0.22
Serving a specific population within the hospital 18 8 15 0.58
Improving the serves to the patient 6 8 27 0.07
Patients’ preference 41 46 62 0.36
Technological Lack of effective alternative technology 71 62 77 0.48
Completion of a technology already exists at the hospital 18 27 23 0.78
Innovation and Improving medical standards 18 31 46 0.14
Improving hospital reputation 24 31 35 0.74
Economical Efficiency 35 54 58 0.33
Manpower savings 17 42 62 0.02
Budget savings 24 46 24 14
Technology that requires a significant investment in infrastructure 29 31 8 0.89
Maintenance costs 12 15 4 0.37
Extent education 29 12 23 0.33