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Table 2 Characteristics of 288 employees in five nursing homes, Norway, responding to the SAQ-A, 2016

From: The safety attitudes questionnaire – ambulatory version: psychometric properties of the Norwegian version for 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 in total ≤ 5 years 44 17
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 in nursing home ≤ 2 years 59 22
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 speaker Yes 226 83
No 47 17
Missing 15  
  1. Proportions (%) not including missing data