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

Table B-13. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Tenure in Current Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals

Patient
Safety
Culture
Composites
Tenure in Current Work Area/Unit
Less
than
1 year
1 to 5
years
6 to 10
years
11 to1 5
years
16 to 20
years
21
years or more
# Hospitals 588 611 592 561 499 505
# Respondents 57,888 147,019 76,538 42,746 21,476 30,924
1. Teamwork Within Units 85% 80% 79% 81% 82% 83%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 81% 75% 74% 75% 76% 78%
3. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement 74% 72% 72% 73% 75% 76%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety 77% 70% 70% 72% 73% 76%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error 73% 66% 65% 66% 66% 68%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 70% 65% 65% 65% 67% 68%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 68% 65% 66% 66% 67% 67%
8. Communication Openness 68% 61% 60% 62% 63% 65%
9. Teamwork Across Units 65% 58% 58% 60% 61% 64%
10. Staffing 57% 55% 55% 55% 56% 56%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 53% 46% 45% 45% 45% 47%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 45% 44% 44% 45% 46% 46%
Average Across Composites 68% 63% 63% 64% 65% 66%

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Current as of March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table B-13. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Tenure in Current Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tableb-13.html