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

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesDatabase YearTeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
# HospitalsBoth Years159353129383
# RespondentsMost Recent130,459120,24752,002198,704
Previous118,069107,08447,314177,839
1. Teamwork Within UnitsMost Recent78%81%78%80%
Previous77%80%78%80%
Change1%1%0%1%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient SafetyMost Recent74%76%75%76%
Previous73%75%74%74%
Change1%1%1%2%
3. Management Support for Patient SafetyMost Recent70%74%74%73%
Previous69%72%72%71%
Change1%2%2%2%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous ImprovementMost Recent72%74%72%74%
Previous70%72%70%72%
Change2%3%2%2%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient SafetyMost Recent64%68%67%66%
Previous62%65%65%64%
Change2%3%2%2%
6. Feedback & Communication About ErrorMost Recent63%66%64%65%
Previous61%64%63%63%
Change2%2%1%2%
7. Frequency of Events ReportedMost Recent62%65%63%64%
Previous59%63%61%62%
Change3%2%2%2%
8. Communication OpennessMost Recent61%63%62%62%
Previous60%62%61%62%
Change1%1%1%0%
9. Teamwork Across UnitsMost Recent55%61%60%59%
Previous54%59%59%57%
Change1%2%1%2%
10. StaffingMost Recent53%58%55%57%
Previous50%56%54%54%
Change3%2%1%3%
11. Handoffs & TransitionsMost Recent42%48%49%46%
Previous41%46%47%43%
Change1%2%2%3%
12. Nonpunitive Response to ErrorMost Recent42%46%46%45%
Previous41%44%44%43%
Change1%2%2%2%

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table C-9. Trending: 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/hosp11tabc9.html