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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents

From: Relationship of patient safety culture with factors influencing working environment such as working hours, the number of night shifts, and the number of days off among healthcare workers in Japan: a cross-sectional study

 All respondentsNursesPhysiciansOthers
n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)
Years of experience< 1203(5.4)143(6.0)13(3.5)47(4.6)
1–5986(26.2)680(28.5)66(17.9)240(23.7)
6–10631(16.7)399(16.7)51(13.9)181(17.9)
11–15551(14.6)358(15.0)48(13.0)145(14.3)
16–20467(12.4)296(12.4)42(11.4)129(12.7)
≥21802(21.3)428(17.9)137(37.2)237(23.4)
No answer128(3.4)83(3.5)11(3.0)34(3.4)
Working hours in a week< 401154(30.6)872(36.5)13(3.5)269(26.6)
40–602145(56.9)1392(58.3)191(51.9)652(64.4)
≥60365(9.7)130(5.4)162(44.0)73(7.2)
No answer104(2.8)83(3.5)2(0.5)19(1.9)
Number of night shifts in a month0764(20.3)243(10.2)86(23.4)435(42.9)
1–41628(43.2)888(37.2)225(61.1)515(50.8)
≥51347(35.7)1239(51.9)55(14.9)53(5.2)
No answer29(0.8)17(0.7)2(0.5)10(1.0)
Number of days off in a month≥101049(27.8)875(36.7)4(1.1)170(16.8)
7–92137(56.7)1359(56.9)106(28.8)672(66.3)
< 7487(12.9)83(3.5)253(68.8)151(14.9)
No answer95(2.5)70(2.9)5(1.4)20(2.0)
Total 3768(100.0)2387(100.0)368(100.0)1013(100.0)