2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table C-9. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

Patient Safety Culture Composites Database Year Teaching Nonteaching Government Nongovernment
# Hospitals Both Years 159 353 129 383
# Respondents Most Recent 130,459 120,247 52,002 198,704
Previous 118,069 107,084 47,314 177,839
1. Teamwork Within Units Most Recent 78% 81% 78% 80%
Previous 77% 80% 78% 80%
Change 1% 1% 0% 1%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety Most Recent 74% 76% 75% 76%
Previous 73% 75% 74% 74%
Change 1% 1% 1% 2%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety Most Recent 70% 74% 74% 73%
Previous 69% 72% 72% 71%
Change 1% 2% 2% 2%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement Most Recent 72% 74% 72% 74%
Previous 70% 72% 70% 72%
Change 2% 3% 2% 2%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety Most Recent 64% 68% 67% 66%
Previous 62% 65% 65% 64%
Change 2% 3% 2% 2%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error Most Recent 63% 66% 64% 65%
Previous 61% 64% 63% 63%
Change 2% 2% 1% 2%
7. Frequency of Events Reported Most Recent 62% 65% 63% 64%
Previous 59% 63% 61% 62%
Change 3% 2% 2% 2%
8. Communication Openness Most Recent 61% 63% 62% 62%
Previous 60% 62% 61% 62%
Change 1% 1% 1% 0%
9. Teamwork Across Units Most Recent 55% 61% 60% 59%
Previous 54% 59% 59% 57%
Change 1% 2% 1% 2%
10. Staffing Most Recent 53% 58% 55% 57%
Previous 50% 56% 54% 54%
Change 3% 2% 1% 3%
11. Handoffs & Transitions Most Recent 42% 48% 49% 46%
Previous 41% 46% 47% 43%
Change 1% 2% 2% 3%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error Most Recent 42% 46% 46% 45%
Previous 41% 44% 44% 43%
Change 1% 2% 2% 2%

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table C-9. Trending: 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/hosp11tabc9.html