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Table 2 Significant patient safety concern of respondents

From: Patient safety awareness among 309 surgeons in Enugu, Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey

Significant patient safety concern Yes No
n (%) n (%)
Hospital -acquired infections 197 (63.8) 112 (36.2)
Wrong- site surgery 170 (55.0) 139 (45.0)
Medication errors 175 (56.6) 134 (43.4)
Abuse/overuse of blood transfusion 133 (43.0) 176 (57.0)
Retained surgical items 167 (54.0) 142 (46.0)
Overall perception of patient safety issues Frequency(n) Percent (%)
 Poor 159 51.5
 Good 150 48.5