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

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesAverage % Positives.d.Composite % Positive Response
Min10th %ile25th %ileMedian/ 50th %ile75th %ile90th %ileMax
1. Teamwork Within Units80%5.84%45%72%76%80%83%87%97%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety75%6.37%51%67%71%75%79%83%94%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety72%9.30%37%62%67%73%79%84%97%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement72%7.08%40%64%68%72%77%82%94%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety66%8.26%36%56%61%66%71%76%92%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error64%8.20%37%54%59%64%69%75%93%
7. Frequency of Events Reported63%7.52%40%54%58%63%68%72%92%
8. Communication Openness62%6.54%24%54%58%62%66%71%88%
9. Teamwork Across Units58%10.04%31%46%51%57%64%72%93%
10. Staffing57%9.36%21%44%51%57%62%68%87%
11. Handoffs & Transitions45%11.08%15%32%37%44%51%60%86%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error44%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: 2011 User Comparative Database Report. April 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab6-3.html