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Table 4 Changes between pre- and post-program survey responses (N = 13)

From: Tailoring an educational program on the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators to meet stakeholder needs: lessons learned in the VA

Question Response Number of Respondents % Positive Change* % Negative Change^
Pre Post
I have received education about the PSIs from VA Central Office (e.g., IPEC, NCPS). Yes Yes 4 3/13 = 23% 1/13 = 8%
No Yes 2*
No response Yes 1*
No No 5
Yes No 1^
I understand how the PSI rates are calculated in reports. Yes Yes 2 8/13 = 62% 2/13 = 15%
No Yes 4*
No response Yes 4*
No No 1
No response No 2^
I understand how to interpret the PSI rates contained in reports. Yes Yes 2 8/13 = 62% 2/13 = 15%
No Yes 4*
No response Yes 4*
No No 1
No response No 2^
My facility has established reducing PSI rates as a priority. Strongly agree Agree 2^ 1/13 = 8% 4/13 = 31%
Agree Strongly agree 1*
Agree Agree 2
Agree Disagree 1^
Neither agree nor disagree Neither agree nor disagree 3
Neither agree nor disagree No response 1^
Disagree Disagree 2
No response No response 1
The PSIs are a valuable quality/patient safety measure. Strongly agree No response 1^ 1/13 = 8% 6/13 = 46%
Agree Strongly agree 1*
Agree Agree 5
Agree Neither agree nor disagree 2^
Agree No response 1^
Neither agree nor disagree Neither agree nor disagree 1
Neither agree nor disagree No response 2^
The PSIs will be a QI priority in my facility over the next year. Strongly agree Strongly agree 1 1/13 = 8% 5/13 = 38%
Agree Agree 3
Agree Neither agree nor disagree 1^
Agree Disagree 1^
Neither agree nor disagree Neither agree nor disagree 2
Neither agree nor disagree Disagree 1^
Neither agree nor disagree No response 2^
No response Agree 1*
No response No response 1
I plan to devote time over the next year to improve my facility’s PSI rates. Strongly agree Agree 1^ 2/13 = 15% 5/13 = 39%
Agree Agree 2
Agree Neither agree nor disagree 2^
Neither agree nor disagree Neither agree nor disagree 3
Neither agree nor disagree Agree 1*
Neither agree nor disagree No response 2^
No response Agree 1*
No response No response 1