Table 6-2. Composite-level Comparative Results

2007 Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesNo. of hospitals &
No. of respondents
Average % PositiveSDComposite % Positive Response
Min10th %ile25th %ileMedian/ 50th %ile75th %ile90th %ileMax
1. Teamwork Within UnitsH = 381
N = 106,307
78%9.34%15%70%75%79%82%87%96%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient SafetyH = 376
N = 105,746
74%6.89%45%66%70%74%79%83%97%
3. Management Support for Patient SafetyH = 382
N = 104,938
69%11.12%18%57%64%70%77%82%96%
4. Organizational Learning-Continuous ImprovementH = 382
N = 107,404
69%9.63%12%60%65%69%75%79%89%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient SafetyH = 382
N = 107,068
63%10.02%17%52%58%63%69%75%86%
6. Feedback & Communication About ErrorH = 379
N = 103,567
62%9.46%19%52%56%61%68%73%86%
7. Communication OpennessH = 380
N = 105,838
61%8.35%20%53%57%61%66%70%98%
8. Frequency of Events ReportedH = 381
N = 93,862
59%8.90%22%49%54%59%64%69%84%
9. Teamwork Across UnitsH = 381
N = 101,713
57%11.42%14%43%49%56%64%71%91%
10. StaffingH = 380
N = 105,611
55%10.60%25%43%48%54%62%70%88%
11. Handoffs & TransitionsH = 382
N = 101,325
45%11.73%19%31%36%44%51%61%85%
12. Nonpunitive Response to ErrorH = 381
N = 105,034
43%8.79%14%32%37%42%49%55%69%

Key: H = hospitals; N = respondents.

Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 6-2. Composite-level Comparative Results: 2007 Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2007/hospdbtab62.html