Table A-7. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Teaching Status, and Ownership and Control

2008 Comparative Database Report

 Teaching StatusOwnership and Control
Work Area/Unit
Patient Safety Grade
TeachingNon-teachingGovtNon-govt
 135
Hospitals
384
Hospitals
127
Hospitals
392
Hospitals
70,495
Respond-
ents
89,681
Respond-
ents
17,482
Respond-
ents
142,694
Respond-
ents
A   Excellent23%24%23%24%
B   Very Good47%49%50%48%
C   Acceptable24%22%23%23%
D   Poor5%4%3%4%
E   Failing1%1%0%1%

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

Return to Appendix A

Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table A-7. Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Teaching Status, and Ownership and Control: 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-7.html