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Background: Orthopaedic research service needs to be evaluated its effectiveness.
Objective: To assess customer satisfaction of effectiveness in orthopaedic research service.
Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted among staffs, residents, fellows, and officers who used orthopaedic research service between June 2018 and June 2019. Customers who provided incomplete data were excluded. Baseline characteristics such as gender, highest education, types of employment, and positions were collected. Satisfaction of effectiveness of research service was assessed using the 23-item questionnaire with 8 dimensions; responsibilities, competency, diligence, public interests, creativity, communication, service mind, and productivity.
Results: From 80 participated customers, there were 61 males (76.25%), and 56 residents (70%). Customers satisfied at a good-excellent level in service mind (95.30%), diligence (94.80%), communication (94.75%), public interests (94.60%), productivity (94.50%), responsibility (94.13%), competency (94.13%), and creativity (93.80%). Baseline characteristics were not significantly associated with satisfaction.
Conclusions: Customers satisfied orthopaedic research service at the good-excellent level more than 93%. Improvement of responsibility, competency, and creativity may increase customer satisfaction.
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