2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table A-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size

Patient Safety Culture Composites Bed Size
6-24 beds 25-49 beds 50-99 beds 100-199 beds 200-299 beds 300-399 beds 400-499 beds 500+ beds
# Hospitals 69 163 185 231 170 82 60 72
# Respondents 5,290 22,295 41,046 80,674 107,519 60,811 57,753 97,009
Teamwork Within Units 82% 82% 80% 79% 79% 78% 78% 78%
Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 77% 78% 77% 75% 73% 73% 72% 72%
Management Support for Patient Safety 77% 77% 74% 71% 70% 69% 69% 68%
Org Learning--Continuous Improvement 73% 75% 73% 72% 71% 71% 71% 71%
Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 72% 71% 68% 65% 63% 62% 61% 61%
Feedback & Communication About Error 66% 66% 65% 64% 63% 63% 62% 63%
Frequency of Events Reported 64% 66% 64% 63% 61% 62% 59% 60%
Communication Openness 65% 64% 63% 62% 61% 60% 60% 60%
Teamwork Across Units 67% 64% 60% 57% 54% 54% 53% 52%
Staffing 62% 62% 58% 56% 53% 52% 53% 53%
Handoffs & Transitions 55% 52% 48% 43% 40% 40% 38% 39%
Nonpunitive Response to Error 50% 49% 46% 43% 41% 41% 40% 39%
Average Across Composites 68% 67% 65% 63% 61% 60% 60% 60%

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table A-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11taba1.html