Table 1

Participant characteristics across the three SAQ-DK surveys for hospitals 1 and 2

Hospital 1Hospital 2
First SAQ-DKSecond SAQ-DKThird SAQ-DKStable group*First SAQ-DKSecond SAQ-DKThird SAQ-DKStable group*
Invitees (n)†516499410451365304
Responders (n)‡338329295189288250206144
Response rate (%)65.565.972.063.668.567.8
Included (n)§321318283171281246199139
Characteristicsn (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
Age group (years)
 <264 (1.2)10 (3.1)5 (1.8)4 (2.3)5 (1.8)4 (1.6)3 (1.51)1 (0.7)
 26–3587 (27.1)75 (23.6)59 (20.9)29 (17.0)78 (27.8)62 (25.2)37 (18.6)27 (19.4)
 36–45109 (34.0)97 (30.5)88 (31.1)60 (35.1)97 (34.5)81 (32.9)66 (33.2)47 (33.8)
 46–5577 (24.0)90 (28.3)86 (30.4)55 (32.2)60 (21.4)58 (23.6)54 (27.1)40 (28.8)
 >5644 (13.7)46 (14.4)45 (15.9)23 (13.5)41 (14.6)41 (16.7)38 (19.1)24 (17.3)
Sex
 Female292 (91.0)291 (91.5)260 (91.9)158 (92.4)235 (83.6)208 (84.6)166 (83.4)121 (87.1))
 Male29 (9.0)27 (8.5)23 (8.1)13 (7.6)46 (16.4)38 (15.5)32 (16.1)18 (13.0)
 Missing1 (0.5)
Profession
 Nurse197 (61.4)196 (61.6)182 (64.3)118 (69.0)196 (69.8)164 (66.7)146 (73.4)109 (78.4)
 Doctor47 (14.6)53 (16.7)40 (14.1)22 (12.9)77 (27.4)78 (31.7)50 (25.1)28 (20.1)
 Midwife47 (14.6)46 (14.5)34 (12.0)16 (9.4)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Radiograph27 (8.4)17 (5.4)20 (7.1)12 (7.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Other3 (0.9)5 (1.6)6 (2.1)2 (1.2)8 (2.9)4 (1.6)2 (1.0)2 (1.4)
 Missing1 (0.3)1 (0.4)1 (0.6)1 (0.5)
  • *Respondents that replied to all three questionnaires.

  • †Invited participants.

  • ‡Invitees who replied to the questionnaire.

  • §Invitees who responded to a minimum of one SAQ item in each dimension.

  • SAQ-DK, Danish version of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire.