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Table 3 Correlations of patient safety culture and bloodborne pathogen prevention (N = 284)

From: Factors affecting patient safety culture in terms of compliance with preventing bloodborne pathogens among general hospital nurses

Variables Patient safety culture Subcategory Compliance with bloodborne pathogen prevention
  Leadership Teamwork Knowledge
/attitude
Policy
/procedures
Nonpunitive responses Improvement system Prioritized  
r(p) r(p) r(p) r(p) r(p) r(p) r(p) r(p) r(p)
Patient safety culture 1         
Leadership .85(<.010) 1        
Teamwork .82(<.010) .52(<.010) 1       
Knowledge/attitude .76(<.010) .37(<.010) .30(<.010) 1      
Policy/procedures .77(<.010) .58(<.010) .39(<.010) .36(<.010) 1     
Nonpunitive responses .17(<.010) .07(.192) .10(.066) −.01(.812) .13(<.050) 1    
Improvement
Safety system
.61(<.010) .41(<.010) .29(<.010) .26(<.010) .49(<.001) .11(.062) 1   
Prioritized .07(.223) .14(<.050) .07(.188) .13(<.050) .14(<.050) .43(<.010) .11(.053) 1  
Compliance with bloodborne pathogen prevention .36(<.010) .48(<.010) .59(<.010) .53(<.010) .38(<.001) .13(<.050) .26(<.010) .26(<.010) 1