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Table 2 Breakdown of the number of hospital trusts and individual responses

From: Impact of hospital mergers on staff job satisfaction: a quantitative study

Event Year, t (1) Merged Hospitals (2) Control Hospitals
Mental Health Acute Mental Health Acute Acutea
Hosb Idc Hosb Idc Hosb Idc Hosb Idc Hosb Idc
−3 2 918 11 3,958 6 2,170 23 9,653 21 8,973
−2 2 913 11 4,243 6 2,140 23 9,261 21 8,833
−1 4 1,764 11 4,532 10 4,577 23 9,043 21 8,758
0 4 1,693 16 6,315 10 4,674 28 13,330 28 13,199
1 2 931 7 2,707 10 4,731 28 12,805 28 12,698
2 1 446 2 742 6 2,361 9 3,495 10 3,994
3 1 400 2 733 6 2,210 9 3,716 10 4,096
4 0 0 2 700 0 0 9 3,634 10 4,058
  1. aSelected using propensity score estimated by taking into account population mortality rate faced by merged hospitals.
  2. bNumber of hospitals.
  3. cNumber of individual staff responses.
  4. Id, individual response; Hos, hospital trust.