Chart 5-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response-Across All 2009 Database Hospitals (Text Description)

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Patient Safety Culture CompositesAverage % Positive Response
1. Teamwork Within Units80%
2. Supervisor/Manager Expectations & Actions Promoting Patient Safety75%
3. Management Support for Patient Safety72%
4. Organizational Learning—Continuous Improvement72%
5. Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety65%
6. Feedback & Communication About Error63%
7. Communication Openness62%
8. Frequency of Events Reported62%
9. Teamwork Across Units58%
10. Staffing56%
11. Handoffs & Transitions44%
12. Nonpunitive Response to Error44%

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Internet Citation: Chart 5-1. Composite-Level Average Percent Positive Response-Across All 2009 Database Hospitals (Text Description): 2010 User Comparative Database Report. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2010/chtext5-1.html