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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants (N = 281a)

From: The German version of the high-performance work systems questionnaire (HPWS-G) in the context of patient safety: a validation study in a Swiss university hospital

  Total Sample ICU ED OR Missing
Registered Nurses N = 165 n = 58 n = 46 n = 56 n = 5
 Female (%) 70.3 67.2 76.1 71.4   
 Age in years, median (IQR) 45.5 (40.0) 43.0 (40.0) 47.0 (36.0) 45.0 (38.0)   
 Work experience in yearsb, median (IQR)c 17.0 (38.0) 16.5 (38.0) 20.0 (38.0) 17.0 (38.0)   
 Work per week (%)
  40–59% 5.5 3.4 13.0 1.8   
  60–79% 12.7 15.5 15.2 8.9
  80–100% 80.0 77.6 71.7 89.3
 Leadership function (%) 17.6 19.0 13.0 21.4
Physicians N = 113 n = 24 n = 20 n = 63 n = 6
 Female (%) 28.3 33.3 40.0 23.8   
 Age in years, median (IQR) 39.0 (35.0) 36.5 (33.0) 34.0 (28.0) 39.0 (34.0)   
 Work experience in yearsb, median (IQR)c 10 (35.0) 10 (35.0) 7 (29.0) 12 (29.0)   
 Work per week (%)
  40–59% 6.2 4.2 15.0 4.8   
  60–79% 9.7 16.7 10.0 7.9
  80–100% 83.2 79.2 70.0 87.3
Leadership function (%) 32.7 20.8 35.0 38.1
  1. an = 3 (1.1) participants could not be assigned to a profession due to missing information; bin this working area (ICU, ED, OR); cIQR = interquartile range