Table A-1. Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response by Hospital Bed Size

2007 Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesBed Size
6-24
beds
25-49
beds
50-99
beds
100-199
beds
200-299
beds
300-399
beds
400 or more
beds
41
Hospitals
97
Hospitals
79
Hospitals
61
Hospitals
45
Hospitals
29
Hospitals
30
Hospitals
2,657
Respond-
ents
8,764
Respond-
ents
10,825
Respond-
ents
14,786
Respond-
ents
21,298
Respond-
ents
17,476
Respond-
ents
32,815
Respond-
ents
1. Teamwork Within Units81%81%79%75%73%76%75%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety74%77%74%74%72%72%70%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety73%74%70%66%65%68%62%
4. Org. Learning—
Continuous Improvement
68%72%70%66%66%68%66%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety67%67%65%60%58%59%57%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error63%64%62%60%60%61%60%
7. Communication Openness64%62%62%60%59%60%61%
8. Frequency of Events Reported62%61%59%58%56%59%54%
9. Teamwork Across Units63%62%59%52%49%52%47%
10. Staffing62%60%56%50%49%50%49%
11. Handoffs & Transitions56%49%47%40%37%39%36%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error46%46%44%42%39%39%37%
Average Across Composites  65%65%62%59%57%59%56%

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table A-1. Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response by Hospital Bed Size: 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/hospdbtaba1.html