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Table 5 Percentage compliance with WHO Surgical Safety Checklist roles by profession

From: Attitudes and compliance with the WHO surgical safety checklist: a survey among surgeons and operating room staff in 138 hospitals in China

  Site A Site B Site C Site D Site E
Doctor Nurse Anesthetist Doctor Nurse Anesthetist Doctor Nurse Anesthetist Doctor Nurse Anesthetist Doctor Nurse Anesthetist
Sign in Who participated in this part? \ 100% \ 100% 100% \ 98% 87% 92% 100% 100% \ 100% 100% 100%
Time-out Who participated in this part? 97% 98% 93% 100% 100% 100% 90% 86% 93% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Who led this part? \ 100% \ \ \ 100% 1% 1% 92% 21% 11% 68% \ 100% \
Who stopped to do the ‘time-out’? 15% 97% 26% 80% 100% 85% 2% 3% 74% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Sign out Who participated in this part? 86% 100% 7% 100% 100% \ 75% 98% 86% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Was the WHO checklist completed before the patient left the operating room? 95% 80% 99% 100% 100%