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Table 5 Relationship between socio-demographics of respondents and perception of patient safety issues

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

Socio-demographics Good Poor Test statistics p value
n (%) n (%) Χ2
Gender
 Male 123 (48.2) 132 (51.8) 0.056 0.814
 Female 27 (50.0) 27 (50.0)   
Professional status
 Consultant/specialist 28 (57.8) 19 (42.2)   
 Resident doctor 110 (51.2) 105 (48.8) 9.951 0.007
 Intern/House officer 14 (28.6) 35 (71.4)   
Years in practice
  ≤ 10 years 111 (45.3) 134 (54.7) 4.984 0.028
  > 10 years 39 (60.9) 25 (39.1)   
    95% C.I. for AOR
  AOR Sig Lower Upper
Professional status
 Consultant/specialist 3.466 0.044 1.916 6.640
 Resident doctor 2.459 0.010 1.243 4.865
 Intern/House officer 1    
Years in practice
  ≤ 10 years 0.629 0.176 0.321 1.232
  > 10 years 1