Table 3

Patient safety culture composites

Patient safety culture compositeStrongly disagree/disagreeNeitherStrongly agree/agreeAverage % positive response
Non-punitive response to errors37412222
Teamwork across hospital units3316650
Overall perceptions of safety5365959
Communication openness8326060
Hospital handoffs & transitions8316161
Frequency of events reported12256363
Supervisor, manager expectations and actions promoting patient safety2287070
Hospital management support to patient safety4227474
Feedback and communication about errors5187777
Team work within units5128484
Organisational learning/continuous improvement3108787