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Table 6-4. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade—Comparative Results

2007 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit
Patient Safety Grade
No. of hospitals &
No. of respondents
Average %SDPercent of Response
Min10th %ile25th %ile50th %ile75th %ile90th %ileMax
A ExcellentH = 378
N = 21,431
22%8.72%0%12%17%21%27%33%63%
B Very GoodH = 379
N = 45,332
48%9.83%0%39%44%49%54%58%80%
C AcceptableH = 381
N = 24,126
24%8.85%4%14%19%24%29%35%60%
D PoorH = 325
N = 4,874
5%7.11%0%0%2%4%6%9%62%
E FailingH = 186
N = 937
1%2.05%0%0%0%0%1%2%20%

Key: H = hospitals; N = respondents.

Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 6-4. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade—Comparative Results: 2007 Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2007/hospdbtab64.html