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Table 2 Attitudes to patient safety scores female, male and total mean scores n = 56

From: Medical students’ situational motivation to participate in simulation based team training is predicted by attitudes to patient safety

APSQ-subscore Female (mean/ SD) Male (mean/SD) Total (mean/SD) P-value
Patient safety training received 15.6/2.3 15.0/2.8 15.3/2.5 ns
Error reporting confidence 14.6/2.6 13.7/3.5 14.2/3.0 ns
Working hours as error cause 17.9/3.1 17.5/2.5 17.7/2.8 ns
Error inevitability 17.9/2.0 18.2/1.6 18.0/1.8 ns
Professional incompetence as error cause 18.0/3.4 18.0/2.9 18.0/3.2 ns
Disclosure responsibility 15.5/2.3 12.8/3.1 14.4/2.9 <0.001
Team functioning 13.2/0.9 12.5/1.4 12.9/1.2 0.029
Patient role in reducing error 7.6/3.4 8.4/3.3 7.9/3.3 ns
Importance of patient safety in the curriculum 17.0/2.1 16.0/2.1 16.6/2.1 ns
Total score 137.3/9.7 132.3/11.2 135.16/10.6 ns