Skip to main content

Table 2 Cronbach’s alphas of the HSOPSC/AV as compared to the HSOPSC

From: The Arabic version of the hospital survey on patient safety culture: a psychometric evaluation in a Palestinian sample

Factor No of items Cronbach’s alpha (α) HSOPSC * Cronbach’s alpha (α)
HSOPSC/arabic version
Teamwork across hospital departments 4 0.80 0.61
Teamwork within departments 4 0.83 0.77
Hospital hand-offs and transitions 4 0.80 0.73
Frequency of event reporting 3 0.84 0.87
No punitive response to error 3 0.79 0.59
Communication openness 3 0.72 0.41
Feedback & communication about error 3 0.78 0.69
Organizational learning – continuous improvement 3 0.76 0.79
Supervisor/manager expectations & actions promoting patient safety 4 0.75 0.75
Hospital management support for patient safety 3 0.83 0.66
Staffing 4 0.63 0.65
Overall perceptions of safety 4 0.74 0.43
  1. *As published by AHRQ report [17].