Table 6-3. Composite-Level Comparative Results for the 2012 Database

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesAverage
%
Positive
s.d.Composite % Positive Response
Min10th
%ile
25th
%ile
Median/
50th
%ile
75th
%ile
90th
%ile
Max
1. Teamwork Within Units80%5.82%51%73%76%80%84%87%98%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety75%6.40%49%67%71%75%79%83%95%
3. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement72%7.00%46%63%68%72%77%81%94%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety72%9.17%37%61%67%72%78%84%95%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety66%8.26%30%56%60%66%71%76%89%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error64%7.83%30%55%59%64%70%74%89%
7. Frequency of Events Reported63%7.51%25%54%58%63%68%73%92%
8. Communication Openness62%6.46%36%54%58%62%66%69%83%
9. Teamwork Across Units58%9.82%31%47%52%58%64%72%93%
10. Staffing56%9.24%27%45%50%56%62%68%85%
11. Handoffs & Transitions45%10.86%14%33%38%44%52%60%88%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error44%8.43%20%34%38%43%48%54%75%

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Internet Citation: Table 6-3. Composite-Level Comparative Results for the 2012 Database: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tab6-3.html