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Table 5 Factors influencing patient safety activities (N = 159)

From: Predictors of patient safety activities among registered nurses and nurse aides in long-term care facilities: cross-sectional study

Variables B SE β t p Multi-collinearity statistics
Tolerance VIF
(Constant) 2.17 .50   4.35  < .001   
Age .00 .00 .072 1.03 .306 .83 1.21
Marital status (ref: single) -.12 .06 -.147 -1.92 .057 .69 1.45
Working experience at current facility .00 .00 .106 1.38 .170 .69 1.45
Work shift type (ref: 3 shifts)
 2 shifts -.02 .11 -.011 -0.14 .887 .72 1.39
 Fixed day shift -.00 .10 -.002 -0.02 .985 .47 2.14
Others a -.36 .12 -.264 -2.95 .004 .51 1.97
 Nurses’ proportion (%) -.00 .00 -.149 -1.40 .163 .36 2.77
 Facility admission capacity .00 .00 .057 0.48 .634 .28 3.56
 Mean number of residents assigned per a nursing staff -.00 .01 -.010 -0.11 .916 .43 2.32
Ownership (ref: public)
 Foundation -.02 .13 -.016 -0.12 .901 .26 3.87
 Private .02 .13 .018 0.15 .884 .26 3.85
 Facility evaluation rating (ref: A)        
 B .02 .12 .014 0.18 .861 .68 1.49
 C -.13 .11 -.088 -1.15 .254 .69 1.45
 Experiences of reporting safety incident in a year (ref: no) .12 .08 .109 1.49 .140 .76 1.32
Occupation_RN (ref: NA) .37 .08 .377 4.64  < .001 .62 1.63
Subcategories of patient safety culture
 Leadership of manager -.04 .08 -.050 -0.51 .614 .41 2.43
 Work attitude .13 .10 .137 1.23 .222 .33 3.04
Organizational system .28 .11 .314 2.61 .010 .28 3.55
 Managerial practice -.03 .06 -.047 -0.52 .605 .50 1.99
R2 = .44, Adjusted R2 = .36, F = 5.69, p < .001
  1. From: Predictors of Patient Safety Activities among Registered Nurses and Nurse Aides in Long-term Care Facilities
  2. SE Standard errors, VIF Variance inflation factors, RN Registered nurse, NA Nurse aide
  3. a Others: fixed night shift, on-call, 24-h