SOPS Community Pharmacy Database
AHRQ has established the Community Pharmacy Survey on Patient Safety Culture Database as a central repository for survey data from community pharmacies that have administered the AHRQ patient safety culture survey instrument and choose to submit their data to the AHRQ Community Pharmacy SOPS® database. The database serves as an important resource for patient safety culture improvement.
Participation is free and open to all SOPS Community Pharmacy Survey users, provided the questionnaires are administered in a manner consistent with SOPS guidance and survey data are submitted according to SOPS specifications. The SOPS Community Pharmacy Database contains data voluntarily submitted by participating community pharmacies and is not representative of all U.S. pharmacies.
- Participating in the SOPS Community Pharmacy Database—For community pharmacies interested in submitting data from the:
- Using the Data for Research—Provides information and application instructions for researchers interested in obtaining de-identified data files from the database to conduct research.
SOPS Community Pharmacy Survey Database Report Current Results
2019 Community Pharmacy SOPS Database Report (Executive Summary [PDF, 660 KB]; Part 1 [PDF, 3 MB]; Part 2 [PDF, 700 KB])—The most recent AHRQ Community Pharmacy Survey on Patient Safety Culture Database Report presents data from 331 community pharmacies and 2,157 respondents who completed the survey and submitted data to the Community Pharmacy SOPS database. The report presents statistics (averages, standard deviations, minimum and maximum scores, and percentiles) on the patient safety culture composite measures and items from the survey. Appendixes A and B present overall results by community pharmacy characteristics (average number of prescriptions filled per week and geographic region) and respondent characteristics (staff position and tenure in community pharmacy).