Table 6-5. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade

2008 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit
Patient Safety Grade
No. of
hospitals &
No. of
respondents
Average
Percent
s.d.Percent of Response
Min10th
Percentile
25th
Percentile
50th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
90th
Percentile
Max
A ExcellentH = 518
N = 32,616
24%9.47%0%13%17%23%30%37%63%
B Very GoodH = 518
N = 67,000
48%8.32%6%39%43%48%53%58%80%
C AcceptableH = 518
N = 35,448
23%8.77%0%12%17%23%28%33%58%
D PoorH = 518
N = 7,119
4%4.67%0%0%1%3%6%8%62%
E FailingH = 518
N = 1,480
1%1.31%0%0%0%0%1%2%18%

Key: H = hospitals; N = respondents.

Note: Average totals in the table may not sum to exactly 100% due to rounding of decimals.

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table 6-5. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade: 2008 Comparative Database Report. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/table6-5.html