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

Table B-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Staff Position—2014 Database Hospitals

Patient
Safety
Culture
Composites
Staff Position
Admin / Mgmt Attending / Physician / Resident / PA or NP Dietitian Pat. Care Asst / Aide / Care Partner Pharmacist RN / LVN / LPN Tech (EKG, Lab, Radiol) Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech) Unit Asst / Clerk / Secretary
# Hospitals 566 349 139 494 355 628 562 521 543
# Respondents 28,844 22,843 1,945 20,710 6,743 133,755 42,877 16,892 23,132
1. Teamwork Within Units 89% 84% 83% 76% 79% 81% 78% 85% 79%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety 86% 74% 76% 74% 76% 74% 75% 79% 77%
3. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement 83% 72% 73% 74% 76% 73% 72% 72% 72%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety 85% 70% 76% 73% 68% 67% 73% 74% 76%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error 80% 63% 65% 69% 67% 63% 66% 68% 70%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety 76% 66% 67% 63% 62% 61% 71% 72% 68%
7. Frequency of Events Reported 73% 59% 58% 69% 55% 66% 66% 62% 70%
8. Communication Openness 77% 67% 63% 58% 65% 61% 60% 67% 61%
9. Teamwork Across Units 69% 61% 63% 60% 56% 58% 58% 65% 61%
10. Staffing 63% 54% 53% 49% 57% 56% 57% 62% 54%
11. Handoffs & Transitions 51% 45% 40% 50% 32% 49% 44% 46% 48%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error 62% 42% 47% 36% 53% 44% 41% 52% 40%
Average Across Composites 75% 63% 64% 63% 62% 63% 63% 67% 65%

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Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table B-5. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Staff Position—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-5.html