Table 6-3. Composite-level Comparative Results for the 2009 Database

2009 Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesNo. of hospitalsAverage % Positives.d.Composite Percent Positive Response
Min10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian/ 50th Percentile75th Percentile90th PercentileMax
1. Teamwork Within Units62179%6.17%52%72%76%80%83%87%97%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety62275%6.74%47%66%70%75%79%83%95%
3. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement62171%7.64%39%61%66%71%76%80%94%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety62070%10.15%37%57%64%71%78%84%97%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety62164%9.36%27%52%58%64%70%77%89%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error61863%8.63%32%52%57%62%68%74%90%
7. Communication Openness61962%6.94%40%54%58%61%66%70%98%
8. Frequency of Events Reported61760%7.97%33%50%55%60%66%71%84%
9. Teamwork Across Units62157%11.00%14%44%49%56%65%72%91%
10. Staffing62055%10.28%25%42%48%54%62%69%87%
11. Handoffs & Transitions62244%11.77%19%30%36%42%51%61%93%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error62144%8.68%14%34%38%43%49%55%82%

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6-3. Composite-level Comparative Results for the 2009 Database. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/tab6-3.html