Table 2

Overall perceptions of safety

Strongly disagree/disagreeNeitherStrongly agree/agreeAverage positive response
Overall perceptions of safety
 Patient safety is never sacrificed to get more work done.19186363
 Our procedures and systems are good at preventing errors from happening.13177070
 It is just by chance that more serious mistakes do not happen around here. (R)50183250
 We have patient safety problems in this unit. (R)37194337
Total score53659