Table 2

SAQ factor descriptives: overall means (minimum and maximum); and overall standard deviations (overall score sample sizes come from n returned in Table 1)

Overall mean (min mean for the clinical area – max mean for the clinical area)/overall s.d.

SAQ version-country

teamwork climate

safety climate

perceptions of management

job satisfaction

working conditions

stress recognition


ICU-UK

74.3 (55.9 – 87.2)/18.3

67.7 (55.7 – 84.8)/16.7

44.6 (26.8 – 59.5)/19.0

60.7 (40.4 – 77.1)/21.2

59.6 (38.5 – 75.5)/19.9

64.2 (56.7 – 72.0)/19.6

ICU-NZ

67.9 (45.5 – 78.6)/18.8

63.8 (50.0 – 72.4)/17.4

45.3 (26.4 – 57.7)/20.0

59.9 (41.0 – 73.1)/21.8

53.7 (38.5 – 64.8)/19.9

71.7 (62.1 – 81.0)/19.6

ICU-USA

65.7 (52.3 – 78.6)/19.0

68.8 (58.6 – 77.9)/17.4

54.1 (33.9 – 75.5)/22.4

68.6 (42.7 – 89.1)/22.3

58.3 (45.4 – 72.5)/21.4

67.2 (57.4 – 77.8)/21.2

inpatient-USA

64.3 (62.3 – 74.1)/16.6

60.5 (63.4 – 76.8)/16.0

38.3 (50.1 – 67.8)/18.7

59.6 (61.9 – 77.7)/20.5

49.2 (50.9 – 64.1)/19.5

74.4 (55.9 – 77.2)/20.2

OR-UK

71.7 (62.1 – 67.3)/22.6

69.6 (57.9 – 64.0)/18.9

47.6 (37.1 – 39.8)/22.2

70.1 (55.4 – 65.2)/22.1

57.5 (48.9 – 49.6)/25.4

54.7 (72.7 – 76.8)/26.6

ambulatory -USA

69.7 (62.9 – 84.4)/17.0

69.9 (60.1 – 84.7)/16.2

55.3 (41.0 – 63.8)/21.9

70.6 (57.0 – 84.7)/20.2

61.6 (44.8 – 79.6)/20.2

66.7 (41.6 – 69.7)/21.1


Sexton et al. BMC Health Services Research 2006 6:44   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-6-44

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