2012 User Comparative Database Report

Table A-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size

Patient Safety Culture Composites Bed Size
6-24
beds
25-49
beds
50-99
beds
100-199
beds
200-299
beds
300-399
beds
400-499
beds
500+
beds
# Hospitals 74 165 196 250 192 94 63 94
# Respondents 7,322 22,687 47,914 94,361 120,566 72,147 68,752 133,954
1.    Teamwork Within Units 82% 82% 81% 80% 79% 78% 78% 78%
2.    Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 78% 78% 77% 75% 73% 73% 72% 72%
3.    Org Learning--Continuous Improvement 74% 74% 73% 72% 71% 72% 71% 71%
4.    Management Support for Patient Safety 77% 76% 74% 71% 69% 70% 69% 68%
5.    Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 72% 71% 68% 65% 63% 63% 61% 61%
6.    Feedback & Communication About Error 66% 66% 66% 64% 63% 64% 63% 62%
7.    Frequency of Events Reported 65% 66% 65% 64% 62% 63% 61% 60%
8.    Communication Openness 64% 63% 63% 61% 60% 60% 60% 59%
9.    Teamwork Across Units 66% 64% 61% 57% 55% 55% 54% 53%
10.  Staffing 63% 61% 58% 56% 53% 53% 53% 53%
11.  Handoffs & Transitions 56% 52% 48% 43% 41% 42% 40% 40%
12.  Nonpunitive Response to Error 50% 48% 46% 43% 42% 41% 40% 39%
Average Across Composites 68% 67% 65% 63% 61% 61% 60% 60%

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table A-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12taba1.html