Table 4

Perceived causes of mistakes

CauseNo (%)*
*Includes those who agreed strongly or somewhat. Respondents could agree with more than one cause.
    Should have known information62 (54)
    Not enough experience48 (42)
    Did not ask for advice38 (33)
Job overload
    Too many other things to take care of58 (51)
    Fatigued47 (41)
Faulty judgment in complex case
    Missed warning signs57 (50)
    Atypical presentation44 (39)
    Very complex case43 (38)
Hesitated too long36 (32)