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Table 3 Mean scores for teamwork climate and safety climate in home health nursing compared with benchmarking data

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

  Scores, home health nursinga Benchmarking scores
GP practices, Norway Out-of-hours casualty clinics, Norway Nursing and residential homes, the Netherlands Acute hospital, seven European countries Surgical hospital care, Sweden Nursing homes, Norway
Dimensions SAQ
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) p value Mean (SD) p value Mean (SD) p value Mean (SD) p value Mean (SD) p value Mean (SD) p value
Teamwork climate 79.1 (17.4) 75.6 (16.8) 0.202 79.3 (12.4) 0.921 70.1 (13.1) 0.000 65.0 (18.8) 0.000 77.5 (12.5) 0.273 72.5 (19.4) 0.001
Safety climate 72.3 (17.8) 75.1 (17.9) 0.306 75.4 (16.2) 0.234 64.5 (12.4) 0.000 65.7 (16.2) 0.000 70.0 (15.0) 0.140 70.8 (18.0) 0.425
  1. Note: p values correspond to difference of means between home health nursing and each of the benchmark settings. Significant p values (level 99%) are indicated in italics. a N for home health nursing was 160 for teamwork climate and 155 for safety climate