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Table 2 Differences in mean scores on teamwork and safety climate due to age, educational level, work experience in health care, and years at current workplace

From: Patient safety culture in Norwegian home health nursing: a cross-sectional study of healthcare provider’s perceptions of the teamwork and safety climates

Dimensions SAQ Number Mean (SD) p value
Teamwork climate Total 160 79.1 (17.4)  
Education     0.92
 Bachelor degree 80 78.9 (18.0)  
 Lower degree 80 79.2 (16.9)  
Age (years)     0.45
 ≤ 29 22 81.7 (13.1)  
 30–39 37 80.7 (18.9)  
 40–49 52 77.3 (18.4)  
 50–59 34 76 (17.2)  
 ≥ 60 15 84.2 (15.9)  
Years employed at current workplace     0.03
 < 4 43 74.3 (19.1)  
 ≥ 4 117 80.9 (16.5)  
Years of experience in health care     0.89
 ≤ 15 78 78.9 (17.5)  
 > 15 82 79.3 (17.4)  
Safety climate Total 155 72.3 (17.8)  
Education     0.42
 Bachelor degree 76 71.1 (18.0)  
 Lower degree 79 73.4 (17.7)  
Age (years)     0.22
 ≤ 29 22 70.5 (14.5)  
 30–39 35 76.2 (18.7)  
 40–49 50 68.7 (19.0)  
 50–59 33 72.0 (16.6)  
 ≥ 60 15 78.3 (17.7)  
Years employed at current workplace     0.02
 < 4 42 66.8 (17.2)  
 ≥ 4 113 74.3 (17.7)  
Years of experience in health care     0.46
 ≤ 15 75 71.2 (16.9)  
 > 15 80 73.3 (18.7)  
  1. Note: Significant p values (level 95%) are indicated in italics