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Table 1 Independent variables (sociodemographic and 12 patient safety culture dimensions) characteristics by group, baseline and post intervention

From: Effectiveness of an educational intervention to improve the safety culture in primary care: a randomized trial

  Intervention Control
At baseline At follow up At baseline At follow up
  n (%)   n (%)  
Sex
 Man 27 (50.90)     19 (41.30)     
 Women 26 (49.10)     27 (58.70)     
  n median (IQR)     n median (IQR)    
Age 53 44.00 (19.00)     46 36.50 (22.00)    
  n median (IQR) n median (IQR) n median (IQR) n median (IQR)
SOPS dimensions
D1. Teamwork Within Units 53 3.50 (1.00) 45 3.50 (0.75) 46 3.50 (0.75) 35 3.50 (0.75)
D2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 53 3.75 (1.25) 45 4.00 (0.75) 46 3.75 (0.75) 36 3.63 (0.75)
D3. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement 53 2.67 (1.00) 43 2.67 (1.00) 46 3.00 (1.00) 36 3.17 (1.00)
D4. Management Support for Patient Safety 53 3.00 (1.00) 43 3.00 (1.33) 46 3.33 (1.00) 36 3.33 (1.17)
D5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 53 3.25 (0.75) 44 3.00 (1.00) 46 3.25 (0.50) 36 3.25 (0.63)
D6. Feedback & Communication About Error 53 2.67 (0.67) 44 2.67 (1.00) 46 3.00 (1.33) 36 3.00 (1.00)
D7. Communication Openness 53 3.33 (1.00) 45 3.67 (1.00) 46 3.67 (0.67) 36 3.83 (0.67)
D8. Frequency of Events Reported 53 2.33 (1.33) 43 2.67 (1.00) 46 2.67 (1.67) 36 3.00 (1.00)
D9. Teamwork Across Units 53 3.50 (0.75) 41 3.00 (0.25) 46 3.38 (0.75) 36 3.00 (0.50)
D10. Staffing 53 2.75 (1.00) 45 3.00 (0.75) 46 3.00 (0.75) 36 3.25 (0.75)
D11. Handoffs & Transitions 53 3.25 (0.75) 39 3.25 (1.00) 46 3.38 (0.50) 35 3.25 (0.75)
D12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 53 3.00 (1.00) 45 3.00 (0.67) 46 3.33 (0.67) 36 3.00 (0.50)