Chart 5-1.

Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response—Across All 2008 Database Hospitals (Text Description)

2008 Comparative Database Report 

Patient Safety Culture Composite = Average Percent Positive Response

  1. Teamwork Within Units = 79%.
  2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations and Actions Promoting Patient Safety = 75%.
  3. Management Support for Patient Safety = 70%.
  4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement = 70%.
  5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety = 64%.
  6. Feedback and Communication About Error = 62%.
  7. Communication Openness = 62%.
  8. Frequency of Events Reported = 60%.
  9. Teamwork Across Units = 57%.
  10. Staffing = 55%.
  11. Handoffs and Transitions = 45%.
  12. Nonpunitive Response to Error = 44%.

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Chart 5-1. : Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response—Across All 2008 Database Hospitals (Text Description). March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/chtext51.html