Table A-7.

Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

2009 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeTeaching StatusOwnership and Control
TeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
190 Hospitals432 Hospitals139 Hospitals483 Hospitals
94,772 Respondents101,690 Respondents20,837 Respondents175,625 Respondents
AExcellent24%25%24%25%
BVery Good46%48%50%47%
CAcceptable24%22%22%23%
DPoor5%4%3%5%
EFailing1%1%0%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-7. : Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/taba-7.html