Table B-3. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Respondent Work Area/Unit

2007 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit
Patient Safety Grade
Work Area/Unit
Anesthe-
siology
Emer-
gency
ICU
(any type)
LabMedicineObstetricsPediatr.Pharm.Psych/
Mentl Hlth
Radi-
ology
Rehabil-
itation
Surgery
88
Hospi-
tals
301
Hospi-
tals
215
Hospi-
tals
319
Hospi-
tals
319
Hospi-
tals
195
Hospi-
tals
116
Hospi-
tals
271
Hospi-
tals
115
Hospi-
tals
330
Hospi-
tals
286
Hospi-
tals
299
Hospi-
tals
720
Respon-
dents
5,168
Respon-
dents
5,992
Respon-
dents
5,118
Respon-
dents
8,279
Respon-
dents
3,880
Respon-
dents
1,763
Respon-
dents
2,744
Respon-
dents
2,301
Respon-
dents
5,600
Respon-
dents
4,153
Respon-
dents
9,351
Respon-
dents
A. Excellent36%15%15%24%12%20%20%22%21%23%34%31%
B. Very Good43%46%48%51%46%49%44%51%43%53%47%46%
C. Acceptable15%31%29%20%33%25%28%20%27%20%15%18%
D. Poor3%7%7%4%7%5%7%5%8%4%3%4%
E. Failing3%1%2%0%1%1%1%1%1%0%1%1%

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-3. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Respondent Work Area/Unit: 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/hospdbtabb3.html