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Table 4 Socio-demographic characteristics (n = 309)

From: Nurse perceptions of organizational culture and its association with the culture of error reporting: a case of public sector hospitals in Pakistan

Socio-demographic variables Unfavorable
error reporting
n (%)*
Favorable error reporting n (%)* n (%)
Tertiary care public sector hospital    
 Hospital A 107 (53.0) 95 (47.0) 202 (65.4)
 Hospital B 24 (22.4) 83 (77.6) 107 (34.6)
Age    
 20-29 years 28 (17.4) 133 (82.6) 161 (52.1)
 30-39 years 68 (78.2) 19 (21.8) 87 (28.2)
 40+ years 35 (57.4) 26 (42.6) 61 (19.7)
Marital status    
 Never married 26 (20.0) 104 (80.0) 130 (42.1)
 Currently married 102 (59.0) 71 (41.0) 173 (55.9)
 Divorced/ separated/ widowed 3 (50.0) 3 (50.0) 6 (1.9)
Region    
 Punjab 128 (42.5) 173 (57.5) 301 (97.4)
 Sindh 2 (33.3) 4 (66.7) 6 (1.9)
 Baluchistan 1 (100) - 1 (0.3)
 Khyber Pakhtun Khwan - 1 (100) 1 (0.3)
Religion    
 Muslim 83 (35.9) 148 (64.1) 231 (74.7)
 Christian 47 (62.7) 28 (37.3) 76 (24.6)
 Hindu 1 (100) - 1 (0.3)
 Ahmedi - 1 (100) 1 (0.3)
Children    
 None 30 (19.1) 127 (80.9) 157 (50.8)
 1-2 36 (57.1) 27 (42.9) 63 (20.4)
 3+ 65 (73.0) 24 (27.0) 89 (28.8)
Income (in PKR)    
 5,000-19,999 10 (18.9) 43 (81.1) 56 (18.1)
 20,000-39,999 69 (44.8) 85 (55.2) 154 (49.8)
 ≥40,000 50 (50.5) 49 (49.5) 99 (32.0)
Home residency    
 College hostel 16 (30.2) 37 (69.8) 53 (17.2)
 Hospital resident colony 18 (40.9) 26 (59.1) 44 (14.2)
 Private home 97 (46.6) 111 (53.4) 212 (68.6)
  1. *Frequencies for each subscale add up to the number of participants in the study