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Table 3 Descriptive Statistics for the 164 Hospitals in the Analysis Dataset

From: Exploring relationships between hospital patient safety culture and Consumer Reports safety scores

Hospital SOPS percent positive measures Number Mean (%) SD (%) Min (%) Max (%) Hospital SOPS 2014 database average (n = 653)
Hospital SOPS composite average score 163 63 5 49 82 64
 1. Communication openness 164 62 5 48 75 62
 2. Frequency of events reports 163 63 6 48 82 66
 3. Feedback and communication about error 163 66 7 42 82 67
 4. Handoffs and transitions 164 43 8 26 73 47
 5. Management support for patient safety 164 69 8 43 90 72
 6. Nonpunitive response to error 163 44 7 30 68 44
 7. Organizational learning 164 72 6 54 89 73
 8. Overall perceptions of patient safety 164 65 6 48 85 66
 9. Staffing 163 55 7 38 80 55
 10. Supervisor/manager expectations and actions promoting patient safety 164 75 4 66 87 76
 11. Teamwork across units 163 57 8 36 84 61
 12. Teamwork within units 163 81 4 70 90 81
Patient safety grade 163 75 8 57 92 76
Consumer Reports measures Number Mean SD Min Max Consumer Reports 2014 database average (n = 2,590)
CR Hospital Safety Score 164 54 8 30 75 51
 1. Hospital acquired infections 164 3 1 1 6 3
 2. Hospital-wide readmissions 164 3 1 1 5 3
 3. Avoiding mortality 164 3 1 2 5 3
 4. Communication about medications and discharge 164 2 1 1 4 2
 5. Appropriate use of scanning 164 4 1 1 5 4