Table A-5. Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response by Hospital Teaching Status, and Ownership and Control

2008 Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesTeaching StatusOwnership and Control
TeachingNon-teachingGovt.Non-govt.
135
Hospitals
384
Hospitals
127
Hospitals
392
Hospitals
70,495
Respond-
ents
89,681
Respond-
ents
17,482
Respond-
ents
142,694
Respond-
ents
 1. Teamwork Within Units77%79%80%78%
 2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety73%75%76%74%
 3. Management Support for Patient Safety68%71%73%69%
 4. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement69%70%72%69%
 5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety62%65%67%63%
 6. Feedback & Communication About Error61%62%63%62%
 7. Communication Openness60%62%63%61%
 8. Frequency of Events Reported58%60%61%59%
 9. Teamwork Across Units54%58%61%56%
 10. Staffing53%55%59%54%
 11. Handoffs & Transitions42%46%50%43%
 12. Nonpunitive Response to Error42%44%45%43%
Average Across Composites60%62%64%61%

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table A-5. Composite-level Average Percent Positive Response by Hospital Teaching Status, and Ownership and Control: 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-5.html