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Table 7 Explained variance by factor, communality by item, Tønsberg, Norway, 2016

From: The safety attitudes questionnaire – ambulatory version: psychometric properties of the Norwegian version for nursing homes

  Cumulative variance explained Communalities
Teamwork climate 50.2%  
3. Input from personnel is well received in this nursing home ward.   .653
24. In this nursing home ward, it is difficult to speak up if I perceive a problem with patient care.   .322
30. Disagreements in this nursing home ward are resolved appropriately (i.e., not who is right but what is best for the patient).   .622
34. I have the support I need from other personnel to care for patients.   .400
Safety climate 43.4%  
4. I would feel safe being treated here as a patient.   .512
5. Medical errors are handled appropriately in this nursing home ward.   .443
11. I receive appropriate feedback about my performance.   .444
12. In this nursing home ward, it is difficult to discuss errors.   .254
20. I am encouraged by my colleagues to report any patient safety concerns I may have.   .363
21. The culture in this nursing home ward makes it easy to learn from the errors of others.   .553
28. I know the proper channels to direct questions regarding patient safety in this nursing home ward.   .471
Job satisfaction 55.6%  
2. I like my job.   .407
8. Working in this nursing home ward is like being part of a large family.   .502
15. This nursing home ward is a good place to work.   .687
29. I am proud to work at this nursing home ward.   .682
41. Morale in this nursing home ward is high.   .504
Perceptions of management 64.3%  
9. Senior management of this nursing home ward is doing a good job.   .769
10. The management of this nursing home ward supports my daily efforts.   .778
26. I am provided with adequate, timely information about events in the nursing home ward that might affect my work.   .382
Working conditions 46.6%  
6. This nursing home ward does a good job of training new personnel.   .587
7. All the necessary information for diagnostic and therapeutic decisions is routinely available to me.   .479
18. The levels of staffing in this nursing home ward are sufficient to handle the number of patients.   .169
22. This nursing home ward deals constructively with problem personnel.   .535
42. Trainees in my discipline are adequately supervised.   .559
Stress recognition 53.3%  
25. When my workload becomes excessive, my performance is impaired.   .280
31. I am less effective at work when fatigued.   .670
32. I am more likely to make errors in tense or hostile situations.   .679
33. Stress from personal problems adversely affects my performance.   .504