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Table 3 Characteristics of 288 employees in five nursing homes, Norway, responding to the SAQ-AV, 2016

From: Patient safety culture in Norwegian nursing homes

   Number Percent
Profession Registered nurse 78 30
  Nursing assistant 124 47
  Health worker 41 16
  Kitchen personnel 7 3
  Laundry personnel 3 1
  Secretary 1 0.4
  Other personnel 9 3
  Missing 25  
Gender Female 241 94
  Male 16 6
  Missing 31  
Age ≤ 30 years 47 18
  31–40 years 44 17
  41–50 years 65 25
  51–60 years 78 30
  ≥ 61 years 30 11
  Missing 24  
Work experience ≤ 5 years 44 17
in total 6–10 years 29 11
  11–20 years 60 23
  21–30 years 68 26
  31–40 years 56 21
  ≥ 41 years 9 3
  Missing 22  
Work experience ≤ 2 years 59 22
in nursing home 3–5 years 60 22
  6–10 years 56 21
  11–20 years 57 21
  21–30 years 30 11
  ≥ 31 years 6 2
  Missing 20  
Position job 21–40% 30 12
  41–60% 42 16
  61–80% 78 30
  ≥ 81% 107 42
  Missing 31  
Norwegian native Yes 226 83
speaker No 47 17
  Missing 15  
  1. Proportions (%) not including missing data