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Background & Objectives: Nurses are the professionals who are doing important work in the hospital and always are exposed to occupational injuries. Safety climate that is important factor is measured by using quantity questionnaire and show a snapshot of organization safety Status. To assess safety climate, a valid and reliable tool is needed. The aim of this study was developing and psychometric questionnaire to assess safety climate among the nurses.
Materials & Methods: This psychometric study was conducted among the 480 nurses in five hospitals in Iran. Using nurse's safety literature and other nurse's safety climate questionnaire, a 25 items questionnaire was developed. Face validity, content validity by using quality and quantity methods, construct validity by using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses was examined. To evaluate the questionnaire reliability the internal consistency and test-retest reliability method was used. The data was analyses by spssv16 and lisrelv8.5.
Results: The content validity index of questionnaire was estimated. Exploratory factor analyses extracted 6 factors with 60.69 percent of total variance. RMSEA, GFI and AGFI indexes were estimated 0.050, 0.92 and 0.89. Cronbach's alpha was calculated 0.79 and Pierson coefficient showed significant correlation between test and retest results (p