Table B-7.

Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Respondent Staff Position

2008 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
487
Hospi-
tals
346
Hospi-
tals
265
Hospi-
tals
438
Hospi-
tals
345
Hospi-
tals
510
Hospi-
tals
458
Hospi-
tals
433
Hospi-
tals
479
Hospi-
tals
10,955
Respon-
dents
7,345
Respon-
dents
1,046
Respon-
dents
8,663
Respon-
dents
2,387
Respon-
dents
55,119
Respon-
dents
16,173
Respon-
dents
7,258
Respon-
dents
9,864
Respon-
dents
A. Excellent29%23%25%23%20%19%27%29%26%
B. Very Good53%49%48%47%50%48%49%47%48%
C. Acceptable16%22%23%24%22%26%19%20%22%
D. Poor2%5%4%4%6%6%3%3%3%
E. Failing1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%

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 B-7. : Percent of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Respondent Staff Position. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/tableb7.html