Table C-5.

Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Hospital Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

2009 Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesTeaching StatusOwnership and Control
TeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
59 Hospitals Both Years145 Hospitals Both Years63 Hospitals Both Years141 Hospitals Both Years
40,839 Most Recent Respondents28,702 Most Recent Respondents10,036 Most Recent Respondents59,505 Most Recent Respondents
38,681 Previous Respondents26,640 Previous Respondents10,007 Previous Respondents55,314 Previous Respondents
1. Teamwork Within UnitsMost Recent77%81%80%79%
Previous73%78%79%76%
Change4%3%1%3%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient SafetyMost Recent73%76%76%74%
Previous71%75%75%73%
Change2%1%1%1%
3. Organizational Learning—Continuous ImprovementMost Recent69%73%73%71%
Previous66%70%71%67%
Change3%3%2%4%
4. Management Support for Patient SafetyMost Recent66%73%74%70%
Previous64%71%73%67%
Change2%2%1%3%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient SafetyMost Recent58%67%69%63%
Previous57%64%66%61%
Change1%3%3%2%
6. Feedback & Communication About ErrorMost Recent61%63%64%62%
Previous59%62%63%60%
Change2%1%1%2%
7. Communication OpennessMost Recent59%62%63%61%
Previous58%61%61%60%
Change1%1%2%1%
8. Frequency of Events ReportedMost Recent58%63%63%61%
Previous56%61%62%58%
Change2%2%1%3%
9. Teamwork Across UnitsMost Recent51%61%62%56%
Previous50%58%61%54%
Change1%3%1%2%
10. StaffingMost Recent50%57%59%54%
Previous49%55%57%52%
Change1%2%2%2%
11. Handoffs & TransitionsMost Recent38%48%52%42%
Previous39%46%49%42%
Change-1%2%3%0%
12. Nonpunitive Response to ErrorMost Recent40%47%47%43%
Previous38%44%45%42%
Change2%3%2%1%

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table C-5.: Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Hospital 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/tabc-5.html