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

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

Patient Safety Culture CompositesTeaching Status and Ownership and Control
TeachingNonteachingGovtNongovt
# Hospitals386742229899
# Respondents322,030245,673109,656458,047
1. Teamwork Within Units78%81%78%80%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety73%76%74%75%
3. Org Learning--Continuous Improvement71%73%72%72%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety70%73%73%72%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety63%67%66%66%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error63%66%64%65%
7. Frequency of Events Reported61%65%63%63%
8. Communication Openness60%62%60%62%
9. Teamwork Across Units55%60%58%58%
10. Staffing54%58%55%57%
11. Handoffs & Transitions42%47%46%45%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error41%45%42%44%
Average Across Composites61%64%63%63%

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table A-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control: 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/hosp12taba5.html