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Table 6 Survey-based Reliability Outcomes of the Pilot Test

From: Measuring psychological safety in healthcare teams: developing an observational measure to complement survey methods

Variable Team α Mean s.d.
Psychological safety in relation to team leader (section 1) Irish A-C .874 6.729 .347
Dutch G-Ka .953 5.435 .899
Irish D-Fa .906 6.067 .834
Psychological safety in relation to peers (section 2) Irish A-C .878 6.314 .557
Dutch G-Ka .955 5.475 .789
Irish D-Fa .885 6.024 .834
Psychological safety in relation to the team as a whole (section 3) Irish A-C .377 5.778 .868
Dutch G-Ka .637 5.166 .897
Irish D-Fa .497 5.644 1.108
Full Scale Irish A-C .872 6.435 .414
Dutch G-Ka .922 5.406 .660
Irish D-Fa .956 5.989 .866
Meeting Representativeness Irish A-C NA NA NA
Dutch G-K NA NA NA
Irish D-F .916 6.079 1.037
  1. aSurvey results for Irish teams D-F and Dutch teams G-K were rescaled to a 1–7 scale for this analysis, in order to make all teams comparable