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Table 5 Comparison of path coefficients

From: Quality of medical service, patient satisfaction and loyalty with a focus on interpersonal-based medical service encounters and treatment effectiveness: a cross-sectional multicenter study of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) hospitals

   

χ 2

df

χ 2

Unlimited Measurement Pattern

 

1978.18

497

-

Limited Measurement Pattern

    

Service Procedure vs Physician

(−->)

Treatment effectiveness

1985.85

498

7.66*

Facilities and Environment vs Treatment effectiveness

(−->)

Satisfaction

1994.09

498

15.91*

Treatment effectiveness vs Satisfaction

(−->)

Loyalty

1978.29

498

0.11

  1. df degree of freedom
  2. *Statistically significant if the constraint model - unconstrained model (df= 1) ≥3.84