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Table 3 Overview of the study population

From: The ecometric properties of a measurement instrument for prospective risk analysis in hospital departments

   N %
Gender Male 120 19.2
Female 505 80.8
Age <30 110 17.7
30-50 350 56.2
>50 163 26.2
Department Children’s department 48 7.7
Emergency room 33 5.3
Gynecology 69 11.0
Intensive care department 48 7.7
Internal department 29 4.6
Lung diseases & cardio department 35 5.6
Neurology 92 14.7
Operating rooms 57 9.1
Orthopedic department 16 2.6
Short-stay nursing department 42 6.7
Surgical department 26 4.2
Thorax center 131 20.9
Experience 0-5 years 230 36.7
6-20 years 266 42.1
>20 years 130 20.8
Profession Nurse 297 47.4
Physician 43 6.9
Other (interns, operation assistants etc.) 286 45.7
Patient contact Yes 549 87.7
  No 77 12.3
  1. Note: Neurology was included in both hospitals.