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Table 2 Individual motivating factors that influenced incident reporting (n = 158)

From: Practice, perceived barriers and motivating factors to medical-incident reporting: a cross-section survey of health care providers at Mbarara regional referral hospital, southwestern Uganda

StatementSAADSD
Supportive environment of no blame and shame encourage incident reporting64 (40.5)92 (58.2)0 (0.0)2 (1.3)
Knowledge on how, what and whom to report incidents influences53 (33.5)94 (59.5)10 (6.3)1 (0.6)
Rewarding of those who report incidents encourages reporting43 (27.2)67 (42.4)35 (22.2)13 (8.2)
Providing corrective actions about the reported incidents48 (30.4)88 (55.7)14 (8.9)8 (5.1)
Training on incidents motivates incident reporting.41 (25.9)85 (53.8)22 (13.9)10 (6.3)
Proper communication with emphasis on feedback promotes incident reporting31 (19.6)65 (41.1)45 (28.5)17 (10.8)
  1. SA Strongly Agree, A Agree, D Disagree, SD Strongly Disagree
  2. Bartlett’s test approx. Chi-square = 33.616; level of significance (probability value) = 0.004