Table C-3.

Trending: 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 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-499
beds
500+
beds
21 Hospitals Both Years42 Hospitals Both Years37 Hospitals Both Years32 Hospitals Both Years22 Hospitals Both Years26 Hospitals Both Years24 Hospitals Both Years
1,054 Most Recent Respondents3,550 Most Recent Respondents4,360 Most Recent Respondents8,886 Most Recent Respondents8,408 Most Recent Respondents15,678 Most Recent Respondents27,605 Most Recent Respondents
1,362 Previous Respondents3,401 Previous Respondents4,686 Previous Respondents7,573 Previous Respondents8,108 Previous Respondents14,300 Previous Respondents25,891 Previous Respondents
AExcellentMost Recent28%28%22%27%25%24%21%
Previous25%25%20%24%20%22%21%
Change3%3%2%3%5%2%0%
BVery GoodMost Recent50%50%49%46%42%46%44%
Previous46%49%45%47%42%46%44%
Change4%1%4%-1%0%0%0%
CAcceptableMost Recent20%20%23%21%27%24%27%
Previous21%20%26%24%29%25%27%
Change-1%0%-3%-3%-2%-1%0%
DPoorMost Recent3%2%5%5%6%6%7%
Previous6%4%8%4%7%6%6%
Change-3%-2%-3%1%-1%0%1%
EFailingMost Recent0%0%1%1%1%1%1%
Previous2%1%2%1%2%1%2%
Change-2%-1%-1%0%-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 C-3.: Trending: 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/tabc-3.html