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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of the scales and items included in the CFA

From: Psychometric properties of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture for hospital management (HSOPS_M)

Dimension Item Mean
per item
Standard
deviation
per item
Overall
mean
per scale
Overall
standard
deviation
per scale
Safety Culture Dimensions      
Hospital management support for patient safety F1 3.69 .766 3.73 0.81
  F8 3.61 .985   
  F9 3.90 .968   
Supervisor/manager expectations/actions B1 3.48 .706 3.68 0.52
  B2 3.91 .616   
  B3 3.44 .824   
  B4 3.91 .721   
Teamwork across hospital units F2 3.57 .832 3.80 0.59
  F4 3.84 .689   
  F6 3.89 .782   
  F10 3.88 .710   
Teamwork within units A1 3.80 .663 3.56 0.56
  A3 3.57 .770   
  A4 3.58 .690   
  A11 3.30 .799   
Communication openness C2 3.82 .672 3.68 0.55
  C4 3.26 .720   
  C6 3.95 .775   
Hospital handoffs and transitions F3 3.49 .813 3.56 0.68
  F5 3.44 .878   
  F7 3.66 .761   
  F11 3.64 .875   
Nonpunitive response to error A8 3.71 .809 3.87 0.69
  A12 3.96 .869   
  A16 3.93 .902   
Feedback and communication about error C1 3.80 .820 3.80 0.66
  C3 3.81 .802   
  C5 3.78 .739   
Staffing A2 2.70 .901 3.19 0.71
  A5 3.19 1.058   
  A7 3.96 .891   
  A14 2.90 .930   
Organizational learning A6 3.83 .587 3.64 0.53
  A9 3.61 .749   
  A13 3.49 .773   
Outcome Dimensions      
Overall perceptions of safety A10 3.93 .897 3.62 0.63
  A15 3.22 .969   
  A17 3.87 .782   
  A18 3.44 .737   
Frequency of event reporting D1 3.38 .934 3.33 0.78
  D2 3.07 .896   
  D3 3.54 .825