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

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesBed Size
6-24 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-399 beds400-499 beds500+ beds
# Hospitals69163185231170826072
# Respondents5,29022,29541,04680,674107,51960,81157,75397,009
Teamwork Within Units82%82%80%79%79%78%78%78%
Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety77%78%77%75%73%73%72%72%
Management Support for Patient Safety77%77%74%71%70%69%69%68%
Org Learning--Continuous Improvement73%75%73%72%71%71%71%71%
Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety72%71%68%65%63%62%61%61%
Feedback & Communication About Error66%66%65%64%63%63%62%63%
Frequency of Events Reported64%66%64%63%61%62%59%60%
Communication Openness65%64%63%62%61%60%60%60%
Teamwork Across Units67%64%60%57%54%54%53%52%
Staffing62%62%58%56%53%52%53%53%
Handoffs & Transitions55%52%48%43%40%40%38%39%
Nonpunitive Response to Error50%49%46%43%41%41%40%39%
Average Across Composites68%67%65%63%61%60%60%60%

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table A-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size: 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/hosp11taba1.html