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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of case-level variables (N = 249 casesa)

From: Process quality of decision-making in multidisciplinary cancer team meetings: a structured observational study

  Mean (SD) Range
Rating of information presented
 Quality of case history 4.9 (0.5) 1–5
 Quality of radiological information 4.5 (1.3) 1–5
 Quality of information on comorbidities 2.1 (1.4) 1–5
 Quality of psychosocial information 1.5 (1.0) 1–5
 Quality of information on patient view 1.4 (1.0) 1–5
Rating of quality of team processes
 Quality of MDTM chair behavior 1.9 (1.2) 1–5
 Quality of team behavior 4.4 (0.9) 1–5
 Medical and treatment uncertainty during case discussion 2.9 (1.7) 1–5
Additional variables
 Duration of case discussion (in minutes) 4.4 (2.6) 1–15
Number of participating physicians per case 4.5 (1.6) 1–11
  1. SD standard deviation. Ratings on a Likert-scales from 1 = lowest quality to 5 = highest quality
  2. aDue to missing values number of cases analyzed per variable ranged from 245 to 249 cases