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

2008 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
58
Hospitals
131
Hospitals
98
Hospitals
86
Hospitals
57
Hospitals
42
Hospitals
47
Hospitals
3,601
Respond-
ents
12,421
Respond-
ents
14,243
Respond-
ents
22,092
Respond-
ents
27,730
Respond-
ents
27,568
Respond-
ents
52,521
Respond-
ents
1. Teamwork Within Units83%82%79%76%74%76%75%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety76%78%75%74%71%72%70%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety75%76%71%67%65%66%62%
4. Org. Learning—
Continuous Improvement
71%74%71%68%67%68%66%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety69%70%66%61%59%59%56%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error65%65%62%60%60%60%59%
7. Communication Openness66%64%62%60%59%60%60%
8. Frequency of Events Reported64%62%60%59%57%59%54%
9. Teamwork Across Units66%63%59%54%50%52%47%
10. Staffing63%61%56%50%48%49%48%
11. Handoffs & Transitions56%50%46%40%37%39%35%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error48%48%44%42%40%40%37%
Average Across Composites  67%66%63%59%57%58%56%

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table A-1. Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response by Hospital Bed Size: 2008 Comparative Database Report. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/tablea-1.html