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Table 5 Multiple Regression Standardized Coefficients with Hospital SOPS Measures Predicting Subcomponents of the Consumer Report Hospital Safety Score

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

  Consumer Reports Communication subcomponents
Hospital SOPS Percent Positive Measures Communication about discharge Communication about medications
1. Communication openness 0.11 0.28*
2. Frequency of events reported −0.06 0.21*
3. Feedback and communication about error 0.05 0.27*
4. Handoffs and transitions 0.04 0.24*
5. Management support for patient safety 0.13 0.35*
6. Nonpunitive response to error 0.16 0.32*
7. Organizational learning 0.18* 0.26*
8. Overall perceptions of patient safety 0.20* 0.36*
9. Staffing 0.17* 0.35*
10. Supervisor/manager expectations and actions promoting patient safety 0.21* 0.29*
11. Teamwork across units 0.14 0.36*
12. Teamwork within units 0.24* 0.39*
Hospital SOPS composite average score 0.15 0.38*
Patient safety grade 0.12 0.44*
  1. n = 164; * p < 0.05; standardized coefficients represent the strength of relationships between individual 2014 Consumer Reports measures and 2014 Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture percent positive measures at the hospital-level, controlling for bed size, ownership, and teaching status