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Table 1 Perceived Barriers to Reporting Medication Administration Errors according to Socio-demographic Characteristics of Participants

From: Canonical correlations between individual self-efficacy/organizational bottom-up approach and perceived barriers to reporting medication errors: a multicenter study

Characteristics n(%)   (N = 218)
Perceived barriers to reporting medication administration error
M ± SD t or F(p)
Age 22–29 161(65.2) 2.71 ± 0.42 2.65(.073)
(28.60 ± 6.15) 30–39 48(25.9) 2.56 ± 0.38  
Above 40 9(8.9) 2.72 ± 0.55  
Gender Male 6(2.8) 2.38 ± 0.62 −1.82(.070)
Female 212(97.2) 2.69 ± 0.41  
Education level College 93(42.7) 2.64 ± 0.41 4.13(.017)
University 122(56.0) 2.72 ± 0.41  
Master’s degree 3(1.3) 2.08 ± 0.67  
Marital status Single 51(23.4) 2.61 ± 0.46 −1.39(.165)
Married 167(76.6) 2.70 ± 0.40  
Total experience in nursing (year) < 1 37(17.0) 2.66 ± 0.43 0.17(.975)
1- < 3 61(28.0) 2.67 ± 0.42  
3- < 5 48(22.0) 2.72 ± 0.41  
5- < 10 45(20.6) 2.67 ± 0.41  
10- < 15 18(8.3) 2.64 ± 0.40  
≥ 15 9(4.1) 2.71 ± 0.56  
Number of bed < 500 13(6.0) 2.70 ± 0.50 0.31(.818)
500- < 700 34(15.6) 2.66 ± 0.37  
700- < 1000 83(38.1) 2.65 ± 0.44  
≥1000 88(40.4) 2.71 ± 0.40  
Total mean score 2.66 ± 0.41  
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