Table 1

Respondent characteristics
% N
Occupation/profession in the county council*
Physician 87
Administrative personnel 82
Nurse 17
Other 3
Time designated to work with patient safety issues
<1 year 16 27
1–2 years 19 32
3–5 years 27 45
>5 years 38 62
Knowledge/overview of the county council’s patient safety work
Excellent 20 33
Very good 45 75
Good 30 51
Fair 5 8
Poor 0
Ability to influence the patient safety work in the county council
Excellent 9 15
Very good 33 54
Good 44 72
Fair 13 22
Poor 2 3

Answers missing or recorded as “no opinion” excluded.

*Comments: 19 respondents had more than one answer, one answer was missing.

Nygren et al.

Nygren et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:52   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-52

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