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Table 6 Perceived barriers to incident reporting

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

Barrier to incident reporting (Strongly agree, agree, disagree, strongly disagree)123
Lack of knowledge on incident reporting.655a−.290−.117
Absence of an incident report team.031.686a.545
Lack of confidentiality.041.591−.337
Lack of management support.239−.186.798
Fear of being punished by the administrator.630a.467−.142
Lack of supportive staff−.705.150.040
Extraction Method: Principal Component Analysis
  1. NB:
  2. 1. Components 1, 2 and 3 represent how independent variables correlate with MIR
  3. 2. aInterpreted as correlations and only correlations above > 0.60 where considered (+ 1 to −1) to be moderately or fairly strongly correlated to MIR in Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH)