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Table 3 Perception of hospital safety culture and safety behaviors

From: Hospital Safety Culture in Taiwan: A Nationwide Survey Using Chinese Version Safety Attitude Questionnaire

  % of hospital employees holding positive attitudes
  Minimum Maximum Mean ± SD
SAQ dimensions    
   Teamwork 20.6 85.7 48.9 ± 11.8
   Safety climate 10.0 70.4 37.2 ± 11.4
   Job satisfaction 11.1 83.3 42.1 ± 12.9
   Perception of management 14.7 92.9 45.2 ± 13.9
   Working conditions 9.3 77.3 31.8 ± 13.5
Safety behaviors Good collaboration with:    
   nurses 46.7 98.0 71.1 ± 10.4
   physicians 21.2 97.5 60.0 ± 13.4
   pharmacists 18.2 93.7 52.4 ± 16.0
Administrators encouraged reporting adverse events 33.3 100.0 77.3 ± 10.5
Managers prioritized safety training 31.3 100.0 70.0 ± 11.6
Service delays due to communication breakdowns were common 0.0 71.4 18.4 ± 8.3
  1. The minimum, maximum, and mean percentage of hospital employees holding positive attitude to each SAQ-C dimension and additional measures of their hospitals' safety efforts.