2012 User Comparative Database Report

Table C-9. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

Patient Safety Culture Composites Database Year Teaching Nonteaching Government Nongovernment
# Hospitals Both Years 227 423 140 510
# Respondents Most Recent 194,831 154,705 65,752 283,784
Previous 165,377 141,487 60,126 246,738
1. Teamwork Within Units Most Recent 79% 81% 78% 81%
Previous 78% 80% 77% 80%
Change 1% 1% 1% 1%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety Most Recent 73% 76% 75% 75%
Previous 74% 75% 74% 75%
Change -1% 1% 1% 0%
3. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement Most Recent 72% 74% 72% 73%
Previous 71% 73% 71% 73%
Change 1% 1% 1% 0%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety Most Recent 70% 74% 74% 73%
Previous 70% 73% 72% 72%
Change 0% 1% 2% 1%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety Most Recent 64% 68% 67% 66%
Previous 63% 67% 66% 65%
Change 1% 1% 1% 1%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error Most Recent 63% 66% 65% 65%
Previous 62% 65% 64% 64%
Change 1% 1% 1% 1%
7. Frequency of Events Reported Most Recent 61% 65% 63% 64%
Previous 61% 64% 62% 63%
Change 0% 1% 1% 1%
8. Communication Openness Most Recent 61% 63% 61% 62%
Previous 61% 62% 61% 62%
Change 0% 1% 0% 0%
9. Teamwork Across Units Most Recent 56% 61% 59% 59%
Previous 55% 59% 58% 58%
Change 1% 2% 1% 1%
10. Staffing Most Recent 54% 59% 56% 57%
Previous 54% 57% 54% 56%
Change 0% 2% 2% 1%
11. Handoffs & Transitions Most Recent 43% 47% 47% 45%
Previous 42% 46% 46% 44%
Change 1% 1% 1% 1%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error Most Recent 42% 46% 44% 45%
Previous 42% 45% 43% 44%
Change 0% 1% 1% 1%

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table C-9. Trending: 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/hosp12tabc9.html