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Table 1 The demographic and professional characteristics of the participants

From: Validity and reliability of Turkish version of "Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture" and perception of patient safety in public hospitals in Turkey

  Doctors
(n = 102)
R. Nurses
(n = 135)
Temp. Nurses
(n = 72)
Demographic features n % n % n %
Gender       
Male 71 69,6 2 1,5 28 38,9
Female 31 30,4 133 98,5 44 61,1
Marital status       
Unmarried 27 25,7 38 28,1 36 50,0
Married 73 72,3 94 69,6 34 47,2
Widowed/divorced 2 2,0 3 2,2 2 2,8
Type of hospital       
General public 25 24,5 55 40,7 13 18,1
Teaching 17 16,7 38 28,1 29 40,3
University 60 58,8 42 31,1 30 41,7
Working Unit       
Medicine 48 47,1 66 48,9 30 41,7
Surgery 25 24,5 38 28,1 21 29,2
Emergency/ICU/OR* 29 28,4 31 23,0 21 29,2
Experience in profession       
Less than 5 year 29 28,4 32 24,4 39 54,9
5 to 9 years 27 26,5 33 25,2 10 14,1
10 to 14 years 15 14,7 34 26,0 12 116,9
15 years or more 31 30,4 32 24,4 10 14,1
Experience in current hospital work area/unit       
Less than 1 year 19 18,6 23 17,2 28 38,9
1 to 4 years 42 41,2 45 33,6 29 40,3
5 to 9 years 22 21,6 21 15,7 6 8,3
10 years or more 19 18,6 45 33,6 9 12,5
  1. *ICU: Intensive Care Unit, OR: Operating Room