Table 1

Response rates and sample description

Ward/unitConsented (response rate) (%)Mean age in years (SD)Gender (consented)PMOS completeCompleted staff AHRQ questionnaires (staff approached)
Medicine_1: coronary care36 (72.0)57.16 (15.5)26 Male
25 Female
1 Missing
3246 (50)
Medicine_2: renal, rheumatology, gastroenterology44 (78.6)56.7 (15.5)29 Male
15 Female
3318 (65)
Medicine_3: respiratory, endocrinology37 (92.5)59.3 (14.1)17 Male
20 Female
337 (40)
Surgery_1: ear, nose, throat and eyes54 (91.5)52.2 (16.9)29 Male
25 Female
5139 (41)
Surgery_2: general37 (84.1)51.9 (21.1)37 Female297 (26)
Surgery_3: vascular37 (86.1)61.2 (16.8)25 Male
11 Female
1 Missing
2921 (37)
Surgery_4: general27 (79.4)51.37 16.6)27 Male2616 (22)
Maternity_1: postnatal17 (61.9)28.6 (6.8)1 Male
16 Female
127 (26)
Maternity_2: postnatal12 (100)27.3 (5.2)2 Male
10 Female
1015 (31)
Paediatric_1: medicine28 (93.3)(of child)
5.5 (4.5)
19 Male
7 Female
2 Missing
2714 (37)
Admissions
Unit
15 (100)8 Male
7 Female
15
  • PMOS, Patient measure of safety.