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Table 4 Relationship between socio-demographics of respondents and awareness of institutional protocol for preventing wrong-site surgery

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

Socio-demographics Yes No Test statistics p value
n (%) n (%) Χ2
Gender
 Male 99 (39.0) 155 (61.0) 0.028 0.866
 Female 20 (37.7) 33 (62.3)   
Professional status
 Consultant/Specialist 21 (46.7) 24 (53.3)   
 Resident doctor 98 (46.0) 115 (54.0) 36.913 < 0.001
 Intern/House officer 0 (0.0) 49 (100.0)   
Years in practice
  ≤ 10 years 91 (37.4) 152 (62.6) 0.847 0.357
  > 10 years 28 (43.8) 36 (56.3)