Table C-9. Trending: 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 CompositesDatabase YearTeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
# HospitalsBoth Years227423140510
# RespondentsMost Recent194,831154,70565,752283,784
Previous165,377141,48760,126246,738
1. Teamwork Within UnitsMost Recent79%81%78%81%
Previous78%80%77%80%
Change1%1%1%1%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient SafetyMost Recent73%76%75%75%
Previous74%75%74%75%
Change-1%1%1%0%
3. Organizational Learning—Continuous ImprovementMost Recent72%74%72%73%
Previous71%73%71%73%
Change1%1%1%0%
4. Management Support for Patient SafetyMost Recent70%74%74%73%
Previous70%73%72%72%
Change0%1%2%1%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient SafetyMost Recent64%68%67%66%
Previous63%67%66%65%
Change1%1%1%1%
6. Feedback & Communication About ErrorMost Recent63%66%65%65%
Previous62%65%64%64%
Change1%1%1%1%
7. Frequency of Events ReportedMost Recent61%65%63%64%
Previous61%64%62%63%
Change0%1%1%1%
8. Communication OpennessMost Recent61%63%61%62%
Previous61%62%61%62%
Change0%1%0%0%
9. Teamwork Across UnitsMost Recent56%61%59%59%
Previous55%59%58%58%
Change1%2%1%1%
10. StaffingMost Recent54%59%56%57%
Previous54%57%54%56%
Change0%2%2%1%
11. Handoffs & TransitionsMost Recent43%47%47%45%
Previous42%46%46%44%
Change1%1%1%1%
12. Nonpunitive Response to ErrorMost Recent42%46%44%45%
Previous42%45%43%44%
Change0%1%1%1%

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table C-9. Trending: 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/hosp12tabc9.html