2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Patient Safety Culture Composites Teaching Nonteaching Government Nongovernment
# Hospitals 351 681 207 825
# Respondents 254,999 217,398 88,660 383,737
1 Teamwork Within Units 79% 80% 78% 80%
2 Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 74% 76% 75% 75%
3 Management Support for Patient Safety 71% 73% 73% 72%
4 Org Learning—Continuous Improvement 71% 73% 72% 73%
5 Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 64% 67% 66% 66%
6 Feedback & Communication About Error 62% 65% 64% 64%
7 Frequency of Events Reported 60% 64% 62% 63%
8 Communication Openness 61% 63% 61% 62%
9 Teamwork Across Units 55% 60% 59% 58%
10 Staffing 55% 58% 55% 57%
11 Handoffs & Transitions 42% 47% 47% 44%
12 Nonpunitive Response to Error 42% 45% 43% 44%
Average Across Composites 61% 64% 63% 63%

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table A-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11taba5.html