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Table 5 Correlations among bonus system, productivity, cost recovery and unnecessary care

From: The effect of performance-related pay of hospital doctors on hospital behaviour: a case study from Shandong, China

  Type of bonus Efficiency score Service revenue Cost recovery
Efficiency score -0.4075    
  (0.001)    
Service revenue 0.7353 -0.2952   
  (0.001) (0.001)   
Cost recovery 0.3002 -0.2559 0.3328  
  (0.009) (0.005) (0.0002)  
Unnecessary care 0.3502 -0.2989 0.2374 0.0534
  (0.012) (0.035) (0.0969) (0.7128)
  1. Sample sizes: n = 50 for the correlation with unnecessary care; for all the others n = 120