Table A-1.

Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size

2009 Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesBed Size
6-24 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-399 beds400-499 beds500+ beds
60 Hospitals139 Hospitals111 Hospitals111 Hospitals74 Hospitals55 Hospitals23 Hospitals49 Hospitals
3,703 Respondents13,426 Respondents15,766 Respondents28,539 Respondents31,990 Respondents35,153 Respondents14,636 Respondents53,249 Respondents
1. Teamwork Within Units83%82%79%79%77%78%75%77%
2. Supervisor/
Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety
76%78%76%74%72%72%70%72%
3. Organizational Learning-Continuous Improvement71%74%71%70%68%70%67%68%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety74%76%72%68%66%68%63%65%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety69%70%66%62%60%61%56%56%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error64%65%63%62%61%63%59%60%
7. Communication Openness64%63%62%61%61%61%58%60%
8. Frequency of Events Reported63%63%60%60%58%60%57%57%
9. Teamwork Across Units66%63%59%54%50%53%48%50%
10. Staffing62%61%56%51%49%50%48%49%
11. Handoffs & Transitions55%50%47%41%36%40%33%38%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error48%48%45%43%41%40%38%38%
Average Across Composites66%66%63%60%58%60%56%58%

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table A-1. : Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/taba-1.html