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Table 6 Digitalization and crisis response performance

From: The digitalization and public crisis responses of small and medium enterprises: Implications from a COVID-19 survey

  Performance Overall performance
Cost control Cash flow Revenue Predicted performance Mean
Overall digitalization degree
 Low 0.59 0.50 0.45 0.56 0.53
 Medium 0.57 0.57 0.45 0.57 0.54
 High 0.60 0.66 0.50 0.61 0.59
p-value 0.895 0.003 0.096 0.046 0.016
 Performance # + + + #
Digital technology adoption
 Low 0.55 0.51 0.42 0.54 0.51
 Medium 0.59 0.56 0.46 0.58 0.55
 High 0.58 0.63 0.48 0.60 0.57
p-value 0.934 0.000 0.120 0.103 0.009
 Performance # + # # +
Business mode
 Online 0.59 0.58 (0.582) 0.49 0.59 0.56
 Offline 0.58 0.58 (0.578) 0.46 0.58 0.54
p-value 0.688 0.329 0.243 0.457 0.235
 Performance # # # # #
  1. “+”: The higher, the better; “-”: The lower, the better; “#”: No difference