Table A-3. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Hospital Bed Size

2008 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeBed Size
6-24
beds
25-49
beds
50-99
beds
100-199
beds
200-299
beds
300-399
beds
400 or more
beds
58
Hospitals
131
Hospitals
98
Hospitals
86
Hospitals
57
Hospitals
42
Hospitals
47
Hospitals
3,601
Respond-
ents
12,421
Respond-
ents
14,243
Respond-
ents
22,092
Respond-
ents
27,730
Respond-
ents
27,568
Respond-
ents
52,521
Respond-
ents
A  Excellent26%27%24%23%22%23%20%
B  Very Good50%51%49%48%45%46%44%
C  Acceptable20%20%22%24%26%245%28%
D  Poor3%2%4%5%6%5%7%
E  Failing0%0%1%1%1%1%2%

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

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table A-3. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Hospital Bed Size: 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/tablea-3.html