Table A-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesTeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
# Hospitals351681207825
# Respondents254,999217,39888,660383,737
1Teamwork Within Units79%80%78%80%
2Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety74%76%75%75%
3Management Support for Patient Safety71%73%73%72%
4Org Learning—Continuous Improvement71%73%72%73%
5Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety64%67%66%66%
6Feedback & Communication About Error62%65%64%64%
7Frequency of Events Reported60%64%62%63%
8Communication Openness61%63%61%62%
9Teamwork Across Units55%60%59%58%
10Staffing55%58%55%57%
11Handoffs & Transitions42%47%47%44%
12Nonpunitive Response to Error42%45%43%44%
Average Across Composites61%64%63%63%

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Page last reviewed April 2011
Internet Citation: Table A-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control: 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/hosp11taba5.html