2012 User Comparative Database Report

Table A-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

Patient Safety Culture Composites Teaching Status and Ownership and Control
Teaching Nonteaching Govt Nongovt
# Hospitals 386 742 229 899
# Respondents 322,030 245,673 109,656 458,047
1. Teamwork Within Units 78% 81% 78% 80%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 73% 76% 74% 75%
3. Org Learning--Continuous Improvement 71% 73% 72% 72%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety 70% 73% 73% 72%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 63% 67% 66% 66%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error 63% 66% 64% 65%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 61% 65% 63% 63%
8. Communication Openness 60% 62% 60% 62%
9. Teamwork Across Units 55% 60% 58% 58%
10. Staffing 54% 58% 55% 57%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 42% 47% 46% 45%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 41% 45% 42% 44%
Average Across Composites 61% 64% 63% 63%

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table A-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12taba5.html