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Table 3 Healthcare professionals’ background characteristics in relation to profession and labor ward (n = 184)

From: Healthcare professionals’ perceptions of patient safety culture and teamwork in intrapartum care: a cross-sectional study

  Midwives (n = 103) Physicians (n = 44) Nursing assistants (n = 30) Missing Kruskal–WallisH P value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age 47.0 (11.10) 43.0 (11.03) 48.1 (12.19) 7 5.56 .062
Work experience in the ward 12.9 (10.45) 8.3 (7.71) 11.6 (10.22) 8 5.55 .063
Hours worked per week 35.8 (4.15) 43.2 (4.13) 34.7 (6.50) 13 69.46 .000
  Labor ward 1 (n = 57) Labor ward 2 (n = 72) Labor ward 3 (n = 55) Missing Kruskal–WallisH Pvalue
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age 47.9 (12.42) 43.4 (10.19) 49.1 (11.76) 7 9.23 .010
Work experience in the ward 14.6 (12.35) 9.6 (8.33) 11.3 (8.99) 8 3.58 .167
Hours worked per week 38 (6.19) 37.1 (5.95) 37.1 (6.02) 13 1.51 .471