Table A-3.

Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Bed Size

2009 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
400-499
beds
500+
beds
60 Hospitals139 Hospitals111 Hospitals111 Hospitals74 Hospitals55 Hospitals23 Hospitals49 Hospitals
3,703 Respondents13,426 Respondents15,766 Respondents28,539 Respondents31,990 Respondents35,153 Respondents14,636 Respondents53,249 Respondents
AExcellent26%27%25%24%23%24%21%22%
BVery Good51%51%49%47%45%46%43%45%
CAcceptable20%20%22%24%25%24%27%26%
DPoor3%2%4%5%5%5%7%6%
EFailing0%0%1%1%1%1%1%1%

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

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table A-3.: Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Bed Size. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/taba-3.html