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

Table C-1. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size—2014 Database Hospitals

Patient Safety Culture Composites Database Year Bed Size
6-24 beds 25-49 beds 50-99 beds 100-199 beds 200-299 beds 300-399 beds 400-499 beds 500+ beds
# Hospitals Both Years 19 41 59 87 64 34 21 34
# Respondents Most Recent 1,698 7,025 16,644 41,721 53,151 37,806 29,926 65,737
Previous 1,711 5,821 14,588 36,827 45,430 29,671 29,085 57,260
1. Teamwork Within Units Most Recent 84% 84% 82% 83% 81% 79% 81% 78%
Previous 84% 82% 82% 81% 79% 79% 79% 78%
Change 0% 2% 0% 2% 2% 0% 2% 0%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety Most Recent 80% 80% 78% 77% 74% 73% 75% 73%
Previous 79% 79% 78% 76% 73% 72% 74% 73%
Change 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
3. Org Learning—Continuous Improvement Most Recent 76% 76% 74% 74% 72% 73% 73% 72%
Previous 75% 76% 74% 73% 71% 72% 73% 73%
Change 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% -1%
4. Management Support for Patient Safety Most Recent 79% 77% 75% 74% 70% 72% 70% 68%
Previous 81% 77% 75% 73% 70% 71% 71% 70%
Change -2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% -1% -2%
5. Feedback & Communication About Error Most Recent 71% 71% 68% 69% 65% 65% 67% 64%
Previous 68% 69% 67% 66% 63% 64% 66% 63%
Change 3% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 1%
6. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety Most Recent 74% 71% 69% 68% 64% 64% 64% 62%
Previous 75% 71% 69% 67% 64% 63% 64% 62%
Change -1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
7. Frequency of Events Reported Most Recent 72% 68% 67% 68% 64% 64% 66% 62%
Previous 70% 67% 66% 66% 62% 64% 63% 61%
Change 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 0% 3% 1%
8. Communication Openness Most Recent 66% 65% 64% 64% 61% 60% 62% 60%
Previous 64% 64% 63% 62% 60% 59% 60% 60%
Change 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 0%
9. Teamwork Across Units Most Recent 73% 68% 63% 62% 58% 59% 57% 55%
Previous 72% 66% 62% 60% 56% 58% 57% 54%
Change 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1% 0% 1%
10. Staffing Most Recent 64% 60% 58% 57% 54% 52% 54% 51%
Previous 67% 62% 59% 57% 55% 52% 55% 53%
Change -3% -2% -1% 0% -1% 0% -1% -2%
11. Handoffs & Transitions Most Recent 63% 54% 50% 48% 44% 45% 44% 41%
Previous 63% 55% 49% 46% 42% 44% 42% 40%
Change 0% -1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error Most Recent 53% 49% 47% 46% 44% 41% 43% 41%
Previous 49% 49% 46% 44% 41% 40% 41% 40%
Change 4% 0% 1% 2% 3% 1% 2% 1%

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Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table C-1. Trending: Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Bed Size—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tablec-1.html