Table B-7. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Respondent Staff Position

2007 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit
Patient Safety Grade
Staff Position
Admin/
Mgmt
Attending/
Physician/
Resident/
PA or NP
DieticianPat Care
Asst/Aide/
Care Partner
PharmacistRN/LVN/
LPN
Technician
(EKG,
Lab,
Radiology)
Therapist
(Respiratory,
Phys,
Occup,
Speech)
Unit Asst/
Clerk/
Secretary
361
Hospi-
tals
251
Hospi-
tals
204
Hospi-
tals
311
Hospi-
tals
261
Hospi-
tals
374
Hospi-
tals
334
Hospi-
tals
319
Hospi-
tals
354
Hospi-
tals
6,938
Respon-
dents
4,414
Respon-
dents
725
Respon-
dents
5,904
Respon-
dents
1,561
Respon-
dents
36,991
Respon-
dents
10,947
Respon-
dents
4,791
Respon-
dents
6,848
Respon-
dents
A. Excellent26%23%25%20%17%17%24%30%23%
B. Very Good53%48%43%48%52%47%50%45%51%
C. Acceptable18%22%26%27%23%28%21%20%23%
D. Poor2%5%5%5%6%7%4%4%3%
E. Failing1%2%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-7. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Respondent Staff Position: 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/hospdbtabb7.html