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Table 2 Classroom and clinical self-reported patient safety domains scores for undergraduate nursing students (n = 732)

From: Self-reported confidence in patient safety competencies among Chinese nursing students: a multi-site cross-sectional survey

Patient safety areasSettingMean (SD)Effect sizePaired t-test (t and p value)Agree/strongly agree
N%χ2 2-tail p value
Culture of safetyClassroom3.91(0.65)−0.02t = −0.96 p = 0.3455876.17χ2 = 0.19 p = 0.66
Clinical3.94(0.68)56577.17
Work in teams with other health professionalsClassroom4.1(0.60)0.14t = 9.34 p = 0.0061884.47χ2 = 13.70 p = 0.00
Clinical3.93(0.61)56276.8
Communicating effectivelyClassroom3.92(0.66)0.11t = 7.41 p = 0.0054974.93χ2 = 10.44 p = 0.00
Clinical3.77(0.65)49367.40
Managing safety risksClassroom3.82(0.67)−0.14t = −8.54 p = 0.0050869.40χ2 = 28.53 p = 0.00
Clinical4.00(0.59)59681.43
Understanding human & environmental factorsClassroom3.79(0.70)−0.10t = −5.95 p = 0.0050068.25χ2 = 15.03 p = 0.00
Clinical3.92(0.63)56677.3
Recognize & respond to remove immediate risksClassroom3.90(0.66)−0.02t = −1.19 p = 0.2355876.20χ2 = 1.42 p = 0.43
Clinical3.93(0.63)57778.80
Clinical safety skillsClassroom4.11(0.58)0.11t = 6.84 p = 0.0061283.63χ2 = 2.66 p = 0.06
Clinical3.98(0.60)58880.33
Total scoreClassroom4.94(0.66)0.02t = 2.61 p = 0.0055776.15χ2 = 0.19 p = 0.66
Clinical4.91(0.67)56477.03