Table A-11. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Hospital Geographic Region

2007 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit
Patient Safety Grade
Region
Mid Atlantic/
New England
South
Atlantic
East
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
MountainPacific
20
Hospitals
10,796
Respond-
ents
60
Hospitals
17,870
Respond-
ents
100
Hospitals
34,715
Respond-
ents
26
Hospitals
6,982
Respond-
ents
83
Hospitals
17,418
Respond-
ents
31
Hospitals
10,223
Respond-
ents
35
Hospitals
5,809
Respond-
ents
27
Hospitals
4,808
Respond-
ents
A Excellent21%21%21%24%23%28%21%20%
B Very Good46%48%49%49%52%47%39%48%
C Acceptable27%27%25%23%23%21%25%24%
D Poor5%4%5%4%3%3%12%7%
E Failing1%0%1%0%0%1%3%1%

*Note: States are categorized into AHA-defined regions as follows:

RegionStates
Mid Atlantic/New EnglandNY, NJ, PA, ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT
South AtlanticDE, MD, DC, VA, WV, NC, SC, GA, FL
West North CentralMN, IA, MO, ND, SD, NE, KS
West South CentralAR, LA, OK, TX
East North CentralOH, IN, IL, MI, WI
East South CentralKY, TN, AL, MS
MountainMT, ID, WY, CO, NM, AZ, UT, NV
PacificWA, OR, CA, AK, HI

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table A-11. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Hospital Geographic Region: 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/hospdbtaba11.html