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The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire: psychometric properties, benchmarking data, and emerging research

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, December 2006
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (90th percentile)

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blogs
1 blog
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
2 tweeters

Citations

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1177 Dimensions

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Title
The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire: psychometric properties, benchmarking data, and emerging research
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, December 2006
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-6-44
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Authors

John B Sexton, Robert L Helmreich, Torsten B Neilands, Kathy Rowan, Keryn Vella, James Boyden, Peter R Roberts, Eric J Thomas

Abstract

There is widespread interest in measuring healthcare provider attitudes about issues relevant to patient safety (often called safety climate or safety culture). Here we report the psychometric properties, establish benchmarking data, and discuss emerging areas of research with the University of Texas Safety Attitudes Questionnaire.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 9 <1%
Malaysia 8 <1%
United Kingdom 8 <1%
Indonesia 3 <1%
Canada 3 <1%
Switzerland 2 <1%
Italy 2 <1%
Portugal 2 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Other 6 <1%
Unknown 1028 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 168 16%
Student > Master 166 15%
Researcher 112 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 84 8%
Student > Postgraduate 73 7%
Other 275 26%
Unknown 194 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 314 29%
Nursing and Health Professions 151 14%
Social Sciences 77 7%
Psychology 64 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 63 6%
Other 156 15%
Unknown 247 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 15. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 January 2022.
All research outputs
#1,924,313
of 21,596,161 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#748
of 7,185 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#10,608
of 132,537 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#24
of 230 outputs
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