Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report

Table A-9. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Geographic Region—2014 Database Hospitals

Patient
Safety
Culture
Composites
Geographic Region
Mid-
Atlantic
New
England
South
Atlantic
East
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
Mountain Pacific
# Hospitals 15 79 134 162 55 48 70 17 73
# Respondents 15,479 75,378 86,810 111,984 22,861 15,845 24,685 10,943 41,296
1 Teamwork Within Units 82% 76% 82% 81% 82% 82% 80% 80% 80%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 75% 72% 78% 75% 80% 77% 77% 76% 73%
3. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement 70% 71% 75% 71% 77% 74% 74% 70% 71%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety 71% 69% 75% 71% 77% 75% 73% 71% 70%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error 64% 62% 70% 66% 70% 64% 69% 63% 65%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 65% 63% 68% 66% 70% 69% 64% 66% 64%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 65% 63% 69% 64% 69% 63% 70% 64% 66%
8. Communication Openness 63% 59% 64% 62% 64% 62% 63% 63% 61%
9. Teamwork Across Units 57% 54% 63% 59% 66% 64% 64% 59% 60%
10. Staffing 54% 50% 56% 55% 60% 60% 55% 57% 53%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 42% 43% 50% 44% 55% 50% 50% 45% 45%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 46% 39% 46% 44% 49% 49% 41% 47% 43%
Average Across Composites 63% 60% 66% 63% 68% 66% 65% 63% 63%

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Current as of March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table A-9. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Geographic Region—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tablea-9.html