Table 1

Interview participants and their characteristics (n=43)

n %
Hospital type
 University hospital1637
 Tertiary medical teaching hospital1535
 General hospital1228
Function title
 Member of the board of directors512
 Member of the board of supervisors512
 Quality and safety directors716
 Quality officers1432
 Head of department or clinical manager (auditees)1228
Gender
 Female2456
 Male1944
Work experience in the current function (years)
 1–52660
 6–101228
 11–15512