Chart 5-3.

Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades—Averages Across 2008 Hospitals (Text Description)

2008 Comparative Database Report

GradeAverage Percent Receiving Grade
A (Excellent)24%
B (Very Good)48%
C (Acceptable)23%
D (Poor)4%
E (Failing)1%

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Chart 5-3. : Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades—Averages Across 2008 Hospitals (Text Description). March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/chtext53.html