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

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

Patient Safety Culture CompositesDatabase YearBed Size
6-24 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-399 beds400-499 beds500+ beds
# HospitalsBoth Years5287107148112543357
# RespondentsMost Recent5,17513,06630,50860,13477,86739,46239,71183,613
Previous5,24112,12827,52752,31272,06933,57833,79970,210
1. Teamwork Within UnitsMost Recent83%81%80%80%80%80%79%78%
Previous83%81%79%79%79%79%78%78%
Change0%0%1%1%1%1%1%0%
2. Supervisor/ Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient SafetyMost Recent78%77%77%75%734%74%73%73%
Previous77%78%75%75%73%73%72%72%
Change1%-1%2%0%1%1%1%1%
3. Organizational Learning— Continuous ImprovementMost Recent74%75%73%72%72%73%72%71%
Previous74%74%72%72%72%72%71%71%
Change0%1%1%0%0%1%1%0%
4. Management Support for Patient SafetyMost Recent78%77%74%72%71%72%70%68%
Previous77%76%72%71%70%70%68%68%
Change1%1%2%1%1%2%2%0%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient SafetyMost Recent73%71%68%65%64%64%62%62%
Previous71%71%66%65%63%63%62%61%
Change2%0%2%0%1%1%0%1%
6. Feedback & Communication About ErrorMost Recent67%66%67%65%64%65%65%63%
Previous68%65%64%65%62%63%63%62%
Change-1%1%3%0%2%2%2%1%
7. Frequency of Events ReportedMost Recent65%67%65%64%63%64%62%60%
Previous65%65%63%63%62%62%60%59%
Change0%2%2%1%1%2%2%1%
8. Communication OpennessMost Recent64%63%64%62%61%61%61%60%
Previous65%64%62%62%60%60%60%60%
Change-1%-1%2%0%1%1%1%0%
9. Teamwork Across UnitsMost Recent66%64%61%58%56%57%55%53%
Previous67%64%59%57%55%55%53%52%
Change-1%0%2%1%1%2%2%1%
10. StaffingMost Recent64%61%58%56%54%55%54%53%
Previous62%61%55%56%53%55%53%53%
Change2%0%3%0%1%0%1%0%
11. Handoffs & TransitionsMost Recent56%52%49%44%42%43%40%40%
Previous56%52%47%43%41%41%38%39%
Change0%0%2%1%1%2%2%1%
12. Nonpunitive Response to ErrorMost Recent50%48%47%43%42%43%41%40%
Previous50%48%46%43%41%42%40%39%
Change0%0%1%0%1%1%1%1%

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Internet Citation: Table C-5. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size: 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/hosp12tabc5.html