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Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Based on data from 226 nursing homes in the United States, the Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2011 User Comparative Database Report provides initial results that nursing homes can use to compare their patient safety culture to other U.S. nursing homes. The report consists of a narrative description of the findings and four appendixes, presenting data by nursing home characteristics and respondent characteristics for the database nursing homes.

Select to download print version (Part 1, PDF File, 1.19 MB; Part 2, PDF File, 633 KB).


Part I:
Executive Summary
Purpose and Use of This Report
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Survey Administration Statistics
Chapter 3. Characteristics of Participating Nursing Homes
Chapter 4. Characteristics of Respondents
Chapter 5. Overall Results
Chapter 6. Comparing Your Results
Chapter 7. What's Next? Action Planning for Improvement
Notes: Description of Data Cleaning and Calculations

Part II: Appendixes A and B—Overall Results by Nursing Home and Respondent Characteristics
Executive Summary
Appendix A: Overall Results by Nursing Home Characteristics
Appendix B: Overall Results by Respondent Characteristics

Prepared for:
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857

Contract No. HHSA 290200710024C

Managed and prepared by:
Westat, Rockville, MD
Joann Sorra, Ph.D.
Theresa Famolaro, M.P.S.
Naomi Dyer, Ph.D.
Kabir Khanna, M.A.
Dawn Nelson

The authors of this report are responsible for its content. Statements in the report should not be construed as endorsement by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

No investigators have any affiliations or financial involvement (e.g., employment, consultancies, honoraria, stock options, expert testimony, grants or patents received or pending, or royalties) that conflict with material presented in this report.

This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission except those copyrighted materials noted for which further reproduction is prohibited without specific permission of copyright holders.

Page last reviewed January 2015
Page originally created August 2011
Internet Citation: Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture. Content last reviewed January 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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