Chart 5-1. Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response—Across All Database Hospitals

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Patient Safety Culture Composite = Average Percent Positive Response

  1. Teamwork Within Units = 78%.
  2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations and Actions Promoting Patient Safety = 74%.
  3. Management Support for Patient Safety = 69%.
  4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement = 69%.
  5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety = 63%.
  6. Feedback and Communication About Error = 62%.
  7. Communication Openness = 61%.
  8. Frequency of Events Reported = 59%.
  9. Teamwork Across Units = 57%.
  10. Staffing = 55%.
  11. Handoffs and Transitions = 45%.
  12. Nonpunitive Response to Error = 43%.

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Chart 5-1. Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response—Across All Database Hospitals : (Text Description). December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2007/hospdbchtext51.html