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Table 5 Relation between personal characteristics and knowledge, influence, and attitude scores among participated physicians

From: Patient safety: knowledge, influence and attitude among physicians: an exploratory study

VariableKnowledgePInfluencePAttitudeP
MedianIQRMedianIQRMedianIQR
Gender            
 Male2.61.72.90.4243.12.93.40.3624.33.84.80.788
 Female2.41.72.9 3.32.93.6 4.34.04.5 
Specialty
 Surgical2.42.03.00.1423.32.93.40.1694.33.84.50.272
 Academic2.01.72.4 3.02.73.3 4.33.84.3 
 Medical2.41.72.9 3.12.93.6 4.34.04.8 
Workplace
 University hospital2.41.93.00.1733.12.93.40.6334.33.84.50.234
 Educational institute2.01.32.9 3.22.93.9 4.54.34.8 
 MOH hospital2.62.12.9 3.13.03.4 4.54.04.8 
 Private2.11.72.4 3.33.13.9 4.54.44.5 
Graduation year
 Within last 5 years2.62.03.00.0553.32.93.40.9054.34.04.50.565
 Before last 5 years2.41.62.9 3.12.93.4 4.53.84.8 
Received patient safety training courses
 Yes2.42.13.10.2573.43.13.70.0164.33.94.80.591
 No2.41.72.9 3.12.93.4 4.33.84.5 
  1. IQR interquartile range, MOH Ministry of Health