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Table 2 Participant’s Response to medical errors

From: Improving disclosure of medical error through educational program as a first step toward patient safety

  Response* Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 p value**
Apologizing medical error to patient and family, n (%) 1 0 0 2 (3.5)  
2 0 6 (7.5) 3 (3.7) <0.0001
3 0 7 (8.7) 8 (10.0)
4 2 (3.4) 12 (15.0) 22 (27.5)
5 17 (20.0) 27 (33.7) 33 (41.2)
6 66 (77.6) 28 (35.0) 12 (15.0)
  1. * 1 = strongly disagree; 2 = disagree; 3 = disagree a little; 4 = agree a little; 5 = agree; and 6 = strongly agree
  2. ** P-values are calculated using Fisher’s exact test