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Table 5 Characteristics of the safety attitude survey respondents

From: The safety attitudes questionnaire in Chinese: psychometric properties and benchmarking data of the safety culture in Beijing hospitals

Characteristics Valid frequency Percent(%)
Hospital level
 Secondary-level hospitals 652 39.21
 Tertiary-level hospitals 1011 60.79
Department category
 Obstetrics and gynecology department 112 7.33
 Intensive care units 114 7.47
 Operating rooms 119 7.79
 The wards of internal medicine 406 26.59
 General surgery 340 22.27
 Emergency rooms 105 6.88
 Outpatient department 100 6.55
 Medico-technical departments 231 15.13
Gender
 Male 338 20.62
 Female 1301 79.38
Age groups(years)
  ≤ 20 14 0.85
 21 ~ 30 743 45.06
 31 ~ 40 518 31.41
 41 ~ 50 294 17.83
  ≥ 51 80 4.85
Education degree
 Senior high schools and middle special schools 81 4.90
 College degree 626 37.85
 Bachelor degree 696 42.08
 Master degree 220 13.30
 Doctor degree 31 1.87
Job discipline
 Physicians 506 30.69
 Nurses 908 55.06
 Pharmacists 103 6.25
 Technicians 114 6.91
 Others 18 1.09
Technical titles
 None 178 10.77
 Primary title 791 47.88
 Middle title 541 32.75
 Associated advanced title 103 6.23
 Advanced title 39 2.36
Administrative post
 Director of the department 44 2.68
 Nursing manager 58 3.53
 Normal staff 1511 92.02
 Others 29 1.77
Years working in the current department
  < 6 months 182 11.06
 6 ~ 11 months 68 4.13
 1 ~ 2 years 228 13.86
 3 ~ 7 years 510 31.00
 8 ~ 12 years 284 17.26
 13 ~ 20 years 215 13.07
  ≥ 21 years 158 9.60
Have participated in the survey before
 Yes 447 27.01
 No 1208 72.99