2012 User Comparative Database Report

Table C-5. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size

Patient Safety Culture Composites Database Year 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 Both Years 52 87 107 148 112 54 33 57
# Respondents Most Recent 5,175 13,066 30,508 60,134 77,867 39,462 39,711 83,613
Previous 5,241 12,128 27,527 52,312 72,069 33,578 33,799 70,210
1. Teamwork Within Units Most Recent 83% 81% 80% 80% 80% 80% 79% 78%
Previous 83% 81% 79% 79% 79% 79% 78% 78%
Change 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
2. Supervisor/ Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety Most Recent 78% 77% 77% 75% 734% 74% 73% 73%
Previous 77% 78% 75% 75% 73% 73% 72% 72%
Change 1% -1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
3. Organizational Learning— Continuous Improvement Most Recent 74% 75% 73% 72% 72% 73% 72% 71%
Previous 74% 74% 72% 72% 72% 72% 71% 71%
Change 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety Most Recent 78% 77% 74% 72% 71% 72% 70% 68%
Previous 77% 76% 72% 71% 70% 70% 68% 68%
Change 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 0%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety Most Recent 73% 71% 68% 65% 64% 64% 62% 62%
Previous 71% 71% 66% 65% 63% 63% 62% 61%
Change 2% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error Most Recent 67% 66% 67% 65% 64% 65% 65% 63%
Previous 68% 65% 64% 65% 62% 63% 63% 62%
Change -1% 1% 3% 0% 2% 2% 2% 1%
7. Frequency of Events Reported Most Recent 65% 67% 65% 64% 63% 64% 62% 60%
Previous 65% 65% 63% 63% 62% 62% 60% 59%
Change 0% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1%
8. Communication Openness Most Recent 64% 63% 64% 62% 61% 61% 61% 60%
Previous 65% 64% 62% 62% 60% 60% 60% 60%
Change -1% -1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0%
9. Teamwork Across Units Most Recent 66% 64% 61% 58% 56% 57% 55% 53%
Previous 67% 64% 59% 57% 55% 55% 53% 52%
Change -1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1%
10. Staffing Most Recent 64% 61% 58% 56% 54% 55% 54% 53%
Previous 62% 61% 55% 56% 53% 55% 53% 53%
Change 2% 0% 3% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%
11. Handoffs & Transitions Most Recent 56% 52% 49% 44% 42% 43% 40% 40%
Previous 56% 52% 47% 43% 41% 41% 38% 39%
Change 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error Most Recent 50% 48% 47% 43% 42% 43% 41% 40%
Previous 50% 48% 46% 43% 41% 42% 40% 39%
Change 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table C-5. Trending: 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/hosp12tabc5.html