Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Tables 3-1 to 3-6

Table 3-1. Distribution of Database Nursing Homes and Respondents by Bed Size

Bed Size CMS Nursing Home Compare Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
1-49 beds 2,048 13% 26 12% 814 5%
50-99 beds 5,732 37% 78 35% 3,974 25%
100-199 beds 6,939 44% 100 44% 6,650 41%
200 or more beds 972 6% 22 10% 4,717 29%
Total 15,691 100% 226 100% 16,155 100%

Note: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. CMS = Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. NH SOPS = Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture.

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Table 3-2. Distribution of Database Nursing Homes and Respondents by Type of Ownership

Type of Ownership CMS Nursing Home Compare Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
For profit 10,763 69% 109 48% 5,897 37%
Nonprofit/government 4,928 31% 117 52% 10,258 63%
Total 15,691 100% 226 100% 16,155 100%

Note: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. CMS = Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. NH SOPS = Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture.

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Table 3-3. Distribution of Database Nursing Homes and Respondents by Region

Census Bureau Region CMS Nursing Home Compare Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Northeast 2,685 17% 27 12% 4,753 29%
Midwest 5,170 33% 64 28% 3,716 23%
South 5,398 34% 86 38% 5,365 33%
West 2,438 16% 49 22% 2,321 14%
Total 15,691 100% 226 100% 16,155 100%

Note: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. CMS = Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. NH SOPS = Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture.

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Table 3-4. Distribution of Database Nursing Homes and Respondents by Ownership by Multifacility Organization

Ownership by Multifacility Organization CMS Nursing Home Compare Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Owned or leased by multifacility organization 8,569 55% 147 66% 9,837 67%
Not owned or leased by multifacility organization 7,122 45% 72 34% 4,784 33%
Total 15,691 100% 219 100% 14,621 100%

Note: Data missing for seven database nursing homes with 1,534 respondents. Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. CMS = Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. NH SOPS = Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture. 

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Table 3-5. Distribution of Database Nursing Homes and Respondents by Resident and/or Family Councils

Resident and/or Family Councils CMS Nursing Home Compare Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Both resident and family councils 5,104 33% 80 37% 6,768 46%
Resident council only 9,971 64% 133 61% 7,523 51%
Family council only 52 <1% 2 1% 87 1%
None 564 4% 4 2% 243 2%
Total 15,691 100% 219 100% 14,621 100%

Note: Data missing for seven database nursing homes with 1,534 respondents. Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. CMS = Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. NH SOPS = Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture. 

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Table 3-6. Distribution of Database Nursing Homes and Respondents by Participation in Quality Indicator Survey

Participation in Quality Indicator Survey CMS Nursing Home Compare Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Nursing Homes NH SOPS Database Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Yes 2,979 19% 65 30% 2,904 20%
No 12,712 81% 154 70% 11,717 80%
Total 15,691 100% 219 100% 14,621 100%

Note: Data missing for seven database nursing homes with 1,534 respondents. Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding. CMS = Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. NH SOPS = Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Tables 3-1 to 3-6. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/2011/nhsurv11tab3-1.html