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Table 3 Average score per pre-defined domain

From: Organisational targets of patient safety improvement programs in primary care; an international web-based survey

  N Number of items Theoretical range Mean Std. deviation
A Hygiene 65 4 0-4 3.42 0.70
B Information technology 63 3 0-4 3.18 0.69
C Emergency medicine 65 6 0-4 3.16 0.60
D Incident reporting 63 6 0-4 3.02 0.57
E Patient records 65 4 0-4 2.92 0.65
F Coordination of care 63 3 0-4 2.88 0.64
G Decision support tools 65 7 0-4 2.87 0.54
H Quality management 64 5 0-4 2.68 0.49
I Medication 63 9 0-4 2.68 0.66
J Accessibility / triage 65 5 0-4 2.49 0.59
  1. 0 corresponds to ‘Not important’, 4 to ‘Extremely important’. The domains are sorted to score.