Table 7-3. Trending: Composite-Level Results

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety
Culture Composites
Composite Average % Positive Response
Most
Recent
PreviousChangeMaximum
Increase
Maximum
Decrease
Average
Increase
Average
Decrease
1. Teamwork Within Units80%79%1%21%-18%4%-4%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety76%74%2%39%-15%5%-4%
3. Management Support for Public Safety73%71%2%27%-21%6%-4%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement73%71%2%24%-25%5%-4%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety67%64%3%30%-17%5%-4%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error65%63%2%24%-22%6%-4%
7. Frequency of Events Reported64%62%2%34%-21%5%-4%
8. Communication Openness62%61%1%22%-20%5%-4%
9. Teamwork Across Units59%57%2%36%-27%6%-4%
10. Staffing57%54%3%28%-19%6%-4%
11. Handoffs & Transitions46%44%2%30%-29%6%-5%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error45%43%2%33%-20%5%-4%

Note: Based on data from 511 trending hospitals that had composite-level scores; the number of respondents was 250,706 for the most recent results and 225,153 for the previous results. Most recent, previous, and change columns display average percent positive scores across the trending hospitals.

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Internet Citation: Table 7-3. Trending: Composite-Level Results: 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/hosp11tab7-3.html