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Table 2 Hierarchical linear regression for nurses and physicians.

From: Understanding nurses’ and physicians’ fear of repercussions for reporting errors: clinician characteristics, organization demographics, or leadership factors?

  Nurses Physicians
B coefficients in model#: B coefficients in model#:
Block 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Block 1: Clinician demographics         
Age –.006 .006 –.002 –.002 –.008 .003 –.004 .000
Male gender –.020 –.002 .030 .034 .115 .076 .061 .060
Tenure .009 .007 .023 .019 –.015 –.002 .020 .022
Block 2: Organization demographics         
Teaching hospital .025 .049 .044 –.191 –.110 –.083
Province:         
Manitoba –.050 –.013 –.006 .186 .133 .149
Ontario .040 –.028 –.026 .054 –.155 –.134
Location of care         
ER –.067 –.006 .026 –.029 –.040 .049
OR .049 –.028 –.031 .104 .107 .098
CCU –.019 –.019 –.012 –.262 –.525 –.427
LTC –.012 –.085 –.100b –.040 –.089 –.050
Community –.088 –.128b –.135b –.436c –.405c −355c
Paediatrics .130b .024 .030 .078 .020 .050
Mental health –.196c –.129a –.118a .168 .159 .100
Block 3:         
Organization leadership .226c .095c 351c .201c
Block 4:         
Unit leadership .221c .259c
Total R2 .000 .026c .139c .184c .011 .108a .338c .384c
Change in R2 .000 .025 .113 .045 .011 .097 .230 .046
  1. p < 0.05
  2. p < 0.01
  3. p < 0.001
  4. Reference province: Nova Scotia
Outcome variable: Fear of Repercussions