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Table 3 Characteristics of P&Fs “willing” and “not willing” to become auditors as shown from the bivariate analysis

From: Patients and relatives as auditors of safe practices in oncology and hematology day hospitals

   Willing to audit (> = 3 safe practices) Not willing to audit (< 3 safe practices) p value
Age: mean (sd)
   57.1 (14.1) 57.8 (12.8) 0.799
Gender: n (%)
  Female 52 (72.2) 20 (27.8) 0.101
  Male 54 (84.4) 10 (15.6)  
Education: n (%)
  Basic level 51 (78.5) 14 (21.5) 0.821
  Medium level 26 (81.2) 6 (18.8)  
  High level 27 (75.0) 9 (21.8)  
Type of participants: n (%)
  Companions 36 (78.3) 10 (21.7) 0.949
  Patients 70 (77.8) 20 (22.2)  
Type of treatment: n (%)
  Chemotherapy 80 (79.2) 21 (20.8) 0.637
  Transfusion 26 (74.3) 9 (25.7)  
Healthcare professional n (%)
  Yes 10 (71.4) 4 (28.6) 0.509
  No 81 (78.6) 22 (21.4)  
Number of day hospital visits: mean (sd)
   10.5 (9.6) 7.3 (5.9) 0.030
Number of hospital stays mean (sd)
   1.03 (1.37) 0.9 (0.76) 0.217
Adverse events: n (%)
  Yes 21 (70) 9 (30) 0.318
  No 85 (80.1) 21 (19.8)  
General perception of hospital safety: n (%)
  Totally safe 51 (85) 9 (15) 0.075
  All other categories 55 (73.3) 20 (26.7)