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Table 2 Estimated Net Association of Chaplaincy Services Variables with the Rate of Hospital Deaths and Rate of Hospice Enrollment, Controlling for the Six other Variables in the Model

From: A national study of chaplaincy services and end-of-life outcomes

Variables Hospital Deaths Hospice Enrollment
Western States -0.12*** 0.02
Population Density 0.02 0.29***
Number of Hospital Beds 0.27*** 0.06**
Socio-Economic Status 0.02 -0.08***
Palliative Care -0.07*** -0.02
Specialty Hospitals 0.03 0.01
Chaplaincy Services -0.04* 0.06***
Adjusted R 2 0.08 0.12
  1. * p < .05 ** p < .01 *** p < .001 Values in the table are standardized beta’s.