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Table A-21. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Region

2012 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesRegion
New England/ Mid-AtlanticSouth AtlanticEast CentralWest North CentralWest South CentralMountain/ Pacific
# Medical Offices1282573251135950
# Respondents3,5244,72110,5681,9571,6461,166
1. Teamwork81%87%84%84%81%80%
2. Patient Care Tracking/Follow-up78%88%82%83%79%75%
3. Organizational Learning75%81%76%75%77%69%
4. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety and Quality72%81%76%74%74%72%
5. Staff Training74%78%71%69%72%66%
6. Owner/Managing Partner/Leadership Support for Patient Safety64%71%64%65%68%66%
7. Communication About Error66%68%66%66%66%66%
8. Communication Openness63%67%63%65%64%65%
9. Office Processes and Standardization59%69%63%62%61%56%
10. Work Pressure and Pace36%52%45%48%48%46%
Average Across Composites67%74%69%69%69%66%

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Internet Citation: Table A-21. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response by Region: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.