Table 7-3. Trending: Composite-Level Results

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety
Culture Composites
Composite Average % Positive Response
Most
Recent
PreviousChangeMaximum
Increase
Maximum
Decrease
Average
Increase
Average
Decrease
1. Teamwork Within Units80%78%2%64%-236%-4%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety75%74%1%39%-18%5%-5%
3. Management Support for Public Safety72%69%3%52%-20%7%-6%
4. Organizatonal Learning-Continuous Improvement72%70%2%61%-247%-5%
5. Overall Perceptons of Patient Safety65%62%3%44%-16%7%-4%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error64%61%3%48%-31%7%-5%
7. Communication Openness62%61%1%38%-206%-5%
8. Frequency of Events Reported63%60%3%37%-19%6%-5%
9. Teamwork Across Units58%56%2%36%-22%7%-6%
10. Staffing56%53%3%40%-21%7%-5%
11. Handoffs & Transitions45%44%1%28%-29%6%-6%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error45%43%2%24%-22%5%-5%

Note: Based on data from 321 hospitals that repeated survey administration and data submission; the number of respondents was 127,953 in the most recent database and 114,497 in the previous database.

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Internet Citation: Table 7-3. Trending: Composite-Level Results: 2010 User Comparative Database Report. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2010/tab7-3.html