Table 7-3. Trending: Composite-Level Results

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

Patient Safety
Culture Composites
Composite % Positive Response
Most
Recent
PreviousChangeMaximum
Increase
Maximum
Decrease
Average
Increase
Average
Decrease
1. Teamwork Within Units80%79%1%25%-21%4%-3%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety75%75%0%23%-24%4%-4%
3. Management Support for Public Safety73%72%1%24%-27%4%-4%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement73%72%1%27%-22%5%-5%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety67%65%2%28%-20%5%-4%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error65%64%1%34%-28%5%-5%
7. Frequency of Events Reported64%63%1%20%-21%4%-3%
8. Communication Openness62%62%0%21%-24%4%-4%
9. Teamwork Across Units59%58%1%36%-25%5%-4%
10. Staffing57%56%1%38%-32%6%-5%
11. Handoffs & Transitions46%45%1%33%-24%5%-5%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error45%44%0%21%-22%5%-4%

Note: Based on data from 650 trending hospitals that had composite-level scores; the number of respondents was 349,536 for the most recent results and 306,864 for the previous results. Most recent, previous, and change columns display average percent positive scores across the trending hospitals.

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Internet Citation: Table 7-3. Trending: Composite-Level Results: 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/hosp12tab7-3.html