Table C-4. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesDatabase YearBed Size
6-24 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-399 beds400-499 beds500+ beds
28 Hospitals Both Years56 Hospitals Both Years51 Hospitals Both Years64 Hospitals Both Years48 Hospitals Both Years24 Hospitals Both Years20 Hospitals Both Years30 Hospitals Both Years
1,735 Most Recent Respon- dents5,331 Most Recent Respon- dents7,101 Most Recent Respon- dents19,935 Most Recent Respon- dents22,073 Most Recent Respon- dents16,456 Most Recent Respon- dents15,975 Most Recent Respon- dents39,347 Most Recent Respon- dents
2,286 Previous Respon- dents4,774 Previous Respon- dents7,820 Previous Respon- dents16,663 Previous Respon- dents25,183 Previous Respon- dents14,158 Previous Respon- dents12,637 Previous Respon- dents30,976 Previous Respon- dents
1. Teamwork Within UnitsMost Recent83%82%79%78%78%80%77%77%
Previous82%83%79%76%73%80%73%76%
Change1%-1%0%2%5%0%4%1%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient SafetyMost Recent77%79%76%75%73%74%73%72%
Previous76%78%74%74%71%74%71%71%
Change1%1%2%1%2%0%2%1%
3. Management Support for Patient SafetyMost Recent79%77%73%70%67%72%68%67%
Previous76%76%69%66%64%71%63%64%
Change3%1%4%4%3%1%5%3%
4.  Organizational Learning—Continuous ImprovementMost Recent73%75%73%71%70%72%71%71%
Previous73%75%71%68%65%72%65%68%
Change0%0%2%3%5%0%6%3%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient SafetyMost Recent73%71%67%64%61%64%61%59%
Previous72%69%64%60%57%63%56%57%
Change1%2%3%4%4%1%5%2%
6. Feedback & Communication About ErrorMost Recent66%64%65%63%62%65%63%62%
Previous65%65%63%60%57%65%58%60%
Change1%-1%2%3%5%0%5%2%
7. Communication OpennessMost Recent64%64%63%61%60%62%60%60%
Previous65%63%61%59%57%63%58%60%
Change-1%1%2%2%3%-1%2%0%
8. Frequency of Events ReportedMost Recent65%65%64%62%61%63%61%59%
Previous63%63%61%59%57%62%56%57%
Change2%2%3%3%4%1%5%2%
9. Teamwork Across UnitsMost Recent68%65%61%57%52%57%53%51%
Previous67%64%58%54%50%57%48%48%
Change1%1%3%3%2%0%5%3%
10. StaffingMost Recent66%60%57%54%52%54%53%51%
Previous63%60%54%50%47%53%47%48%
Change3%0%3%4%5%1%6%3%
11. Handoffs & TransitionsMost Recent57%51%49%42%38%42%39%38%
Previous56%52%46%41%38%43%37%37%
Change1%-1%3%1%0%-1%2%1%
12. Nonpunitive Response to ErrorMost Recent52%49%47%44%41%43%40%39%
Previous50%48%43%42%39%42%38%37%
Change2%1%4%2%2%1%2%2%

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table C-4. Trending: 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/tabc4.html