Table C-5. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesDatabase YearBed Size
6-24 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-399 beds400-499 beds500+ beds
# HospitalsBoth Years45849210579402740
# RespondentsMost Recent3,77911,80624,55440,77358,53728,32725,63857,292
Previous4,20110,78323,01736,28549,71424,52622,60254,025
1. Teamwork Within UnitsMost Recent83%81%80%79%79%80%78%78%
Previous83%80%78%78%78%79%77%77%
Change0%1%2%1%1%1%1%1%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient SafetyMost Recent78%77%77%75%74%74%72%73%
Previous76%76%75%74%73%73%72%71%
Change2%1%2%1%1%1%0%2%
3. Management Support for Patient SafetyMost Recent78%76%75%72%70%71%70%68%
Previous75%75%72%70%70%69%67%66%
Change3%1%3%2%0%2%3%2%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous ImprovementMost Recent74%75%74%73%72%74%72%71%
Previous73%73%71%71%70%72%70%69%
Change1%2%3%2%2%2%2%2%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient SafetyMost Recent73%71%69%65%64%64%62%61%
Previous70%67%65%63%63%62%60%59%
Change3%4%4%2%1%2%2%2%
6. Feedback & Communication About ErrorMost Recent67%66%66%65%64%65%64%63%
Previous65%66%66%65%64%65%64%63%
Change2%2%2%2%2%1%2%3%
7. Frequency of Events ReportedMost Recent65%66%65%64%63%64%62%60%
Previous65%63%63%61%61%63%59%58%
Change0%3%2%3%2%1%3%2%
8. Communication OpennessMost Recent66%63%63%62%61%61%61%60%
Previous65%62%62%61%61%61%60%59%
Change1%1%1%1%0%0%1%1%
9. Teamwork Across UnitsMost Recent68%64%61%58%56%57%54%52%
Previous67%62%59%55%54%55%52%50%
Change1%2%2%3%2%2%2%2%
10. StaffingMost Recent64%61%58%56%53%54%54%53%
Previous62%58%54%53%51%53%51%50%
Change2%3%4%3%2%1%3%3%
11. Handoffs & TransitionsMost Recent57%52%49%44%42%43%40%39%
Previous56%50%47%42%40%40%37%37%
Change1%2%2%2%2%3%3%2%
12. Nonpunitive Response to ErrorMost Recent51%48%47%43%42%42%41%39%
Previous49%46%45%42%42%40%39%38%
Change2%2%2%1%0%2%2%1%

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table C-5. Trending: 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/hosp11tabc5.html