2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table 6-3. Composite-Level Comparative Results for the 2011 Database

Patient Safety Culture Composites Average % Positive s.d. Composite % Positive Response
Min 10th %ile 25th %ile Median/ 50th %ile 75th %ile 90th %ile Max
1. Teamwork Within Units 80% 5.84% 45% 72% 76% 80% 83% 87% 97%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 75% 6.37% 51% 67% 71% 75% 79% 83% 94%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety 72% 9.30% 37% 62% 67% 73% 79% 84% 97%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement 72% 7.08% 40% 64% 68% 72% 77% 82% 94%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 66% 8.26% 36% 56% 61% 66% 71% 76% 92%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error 64% 8.20% 37% 54% 59% 64% 69% 75% 93%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 63% 7.52% 40% 54% 58% 63% 68% 72% 92%
8. Communication Openness 62% 6.54% 24% 54% 58% 62% 66% 71% 88%
9. Teamwork Across Units 58% 10.04% 31% 46% 51% 57% 64% 72% 93%
10. Staffing 57% 9.36% 21% 44% 51% 57% 62% 68% 87%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 45% 11.08% 15% 32% 37% 44% 51% 60% 86%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 44% 8.47% 15% 34% 39% 43% 49% 55% 83%

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Internet Citation: Table 6-3. Composite-Level Comparative Results for the 2011 Database. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab6-3.html