Table A-5.

Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status, and Ownership and Control

2009 Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesTeaching StatusOwnership and Control
TeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
190 Hospitals432 Hospitals139 Hospitals483 Hospitals
94,772 Respondents101,690 Respondents20,837 Respondents175,625 Respondents
1. Teamwork Within Units78%80%79%79%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety73%75%76%74%
3. Org Learning-Continuous Improvement70%71%72%70%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety68%71%72%70%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety62%65%67%63%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error61%63%63%62%
7. Communication Openness60%63%63%62%
8. Frequency of Events Reported58%61%61%60%
9. Teamwork Across Units54%58%60%56%
10. Staffing53%56%59%54%
11. Handoffs & Transitions41%46%49%43%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error42%45%45%43%
Average Across Composites60%63%64%61%

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table A-5. : Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status, and Ownership and Control. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/taba-5.html