Table 2

Average positive response rate for the HSOPSC results for Taiwan and AHRQ data.

HSOPSC Dimension

AHRQ

Taiwan

p-value


Average

Positive

Response (%)

Average

Positive

Response (%)


1. Teamwork within units

78%

94%

0.009***

2. Supervisor/manager expectations & actions promoting patient safety

74%

83%

0.026**

3. Hospital management support for patient safety

69%

62%

0.6467

4. Organizational learning -- continuous improvement

69%

84%

0.002***

5. Overall perceptions of safety

63%

65%

0.958

6. Feedback & communication about error

62%

59%

0.723

7. Communication openness

61%

58%

0.772

8. Frequency of event reporting

59%

57%

0.819

9. Teamwork across hospital units

57%

72%

0.002***

10. Staffing

55%

39%

0.012**

11. Hospital Handoffs & transitions

45%

48%

0.398

12. Nonpunitive response to error

43%

45%

0.847


***Significant different at α = 0.01, ** Significant different at α = 0.05.

Chen and Li BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:152   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-152

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