Table 6

Correlation with the total scale and inter-correlations of the 10 dimensions
Dimensions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total
1. Teamwork Within Units 1.00 0.63 0.37 0.33 0.31 0.28 0.10 0.05 0.24 0.27 0.52*
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 1.00 0.32 0.44 0.55 0.48 0.19 0.13 0.42 0.43 0.64*
3. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement 1.00 0.70 0.39 0.31 0.07 −0.04 0.20 0.32 0.41*
4. Management Support for Patient Safety 1.00 0.77 0.47 0.16 0.08 0.40 0.46 0.53*
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 1.00 0.72 0.25 0.15 0.47 0.53 0.63*
6. Feedback & Communication About Error 0.18 0.42 0.43 0.65*
7. Communication Openness 0.67 0.26 0.14 0.48*
8. Nonpunitive Response to Errors 1.00 0.57 0.09 0.40*
9. Teamwork Across Units 1.00 0.56 0.59*
10. Staffing 1.00 0.60*

*All correlations are significant at P < 0.001.

Nie et al.

Nie et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:228   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-228

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