Table A-5. Composite-Level Average % Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesTeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
285 Hospitals600 Hospitals172 Hospitals713 Hospitals
172,122 Respondents166,485 Respondents36,658 Respondents301,949 Respondents
1. Teamwork Within Units79%80%79%80%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety74%76%76%75%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety70%73%74%71%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement 71%72%72%72%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety63%66%67%65%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error62%64%64%63%
7. Communication Openness61%63%62%62%
8. Frequency of Events Reported60%63%61%62%
9. Teamwork Across Units55%59%59%57%
10. Staffing54%57%58%55%
11. Handoffs & Transitions41%46%47%44%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error42%45%44%44%
Average Across Composites61%64%64%63%

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table A-5. Composite-Level Average % Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control: 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/taba5.html