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Table 2 Characteristics of the participating staff at the EDs at the two participating hospitals

From: The patient safety culture as perceived by staff at two different emergency departments before and after introducing a flow-oriented working model with team triage and lean principles: a repeated cross-sectional study

  County hospital County hospital University hospital University hospital
Physicians Registered nurses/assistant nurses Physicians Registered nurses/assistant nurses
n = 86 n = 92 n = 83 n = 83 n = 23 n = 35 n = 85 n = 99
n(%) n(%) n(%) n(%)
Before After Before After Before After Before After
Men 44 (51) 59 (62) 17 (20) 15 (18) 11 (44) 14 (38) 18 (19) 23 (20)
Women 42 (49) 33 (34) 66 (79) 68 (81) 12(48) 21 (57) 67 (72) 76 (68)
Age groups         
18-24 - - 4 (5) 1 (1) - - 4 (4) 2 (2)
25-34 41 (48) 36 (38) 20 (24) 22 (26) 12(48) 21 (57) 37 (40) 43 (38)
35-44 29 (34) 30 (31) 26 (31) 21 (25) 8 (32) 11 (30) 15 (16) 28 (25)
45-54 11 (13) 19 (20) 20 (24) 22 (26) 2 (8) 3 (8) 16 (17) 18 (16)
55-64 5 (6) 10 (10) 13 (16) 17 (20) 3 (12) 1 (3) 17 (18) 8 (7)
≥ 65 - - 1 (1) 2 (2) - - 1 (1) 1 (1)
Number of years in health care         
< 1 6 (7) 2 (2) 1 (1) - 2 (8) 2 (5) 5 (5) 4 (4)
1-5 34 (40) 33 (34) 20 (24) 11 (13) 10 40) 17 (46) 25 (27) 25 (22)
6-10 17 (20) 14 (15) 18 (21) 22 (26) 6 (24) 10 (27) 17 (18) 28 (25)
11-15 13 (15) 19 (20) 9 (11) 9 (11) 2 (6) 4 (11) 10 (11) 18 (16)
16-20 3 (4) 6 (6) 9 (11) 8 (10) 1 (4) 2 (5) 9 (10) 4 (4)
≥21 13 (15) 22 (23) 27 (32) 34 (41) 3 (12) 2 (5) 23 (25) 23 (20)
Number of years you have worked in this unit         
< 1 26 (30) 21 (22) 14 (17) 10 (12) 6 (24) 15 (41) 21 (23) 19 (17)
1-5 33 (38) 34 (35) 32 (38) 35 (42) 11(44) 13 (35) 26 (28) 43 (38)
6-10 14 (16) 16 (17) 16 (19) 13 (16) 4 (16) 8 (22) 24 (26) 20 (18)
11-15 3 (3) 13 (16) 6 (7) 11 (13) 1 (4) 1 (3) 4 (4) 12 (10)
16-20 4 (5) 4 (4) 7 (8) 4 (5) - - 4 (4) 2 (2)
≥21 3 (3) 7 (7) 8 (10) 11 (13) - - 7 (7.5) 4 (4)
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