Table A-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesBed Size
6-24 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-399 beds400-499 beds500+ beds
73 Hospitals161 Hospitals151 Hospitals189 Hospitals129 Hospitals70 Hospitals47 Hospitals65 Hospitals
4,692 Respon- dents18,049 Respon- dents24,457 Respon- dents56,778 Respon- dents66,220 Respon- dents51,011 Respon- dents38,312 Respon- dents79,088 Respon- dents
1. Teamwork Within Units82%82%80%79%78%78%78%78%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety76%79%76%74%73%73%72%72%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety76%77%73%70%68%69%68%68%
4. Organizational Learning—
Continuous Improvement
72%74%72%71%70%71%70%70%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety70%70%67%64%62%62%61%60%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error65%65%64%63%62%63%62%62%
7. Communication Openness65%64%62%62%60%61%61%60%
8. Frequency of Events Reported63%64%62%61%60%61%59%59%
9. Teamwork Across Units66%64%60%56%52%54%52%51%
10. Staffing62%61%58%54%52%52%52%51%
11. Handoffs & Transitions54%51%47%42%38%39%38%39%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error49%48%46%43%41%41%40%39%
Average Across Composites67%67%64%62%60%60%59%59%

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table A-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size: 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/taba1.html