Table C-7.

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

2009 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeTeaching StatusOwnership and Control
TeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
59 Hospitals Both Years145 Hospitals Both Years63 Hospitals Both Years141 Hospitals Both Years
40,839 Most Recent Respondents28,702 Most Recent Respondents10,036 Most Recent Respondents59,505 Most Recent Respondents
38,681 Previous Respondents26,640 Previous Respondents10,007 Previous Respondents55,314 Previous Respondents
AExcellentMost Recent22%26%25%25%
Previous20%23%22%23%
Change2%3%3%2%
BVery GoodMost Recent44%48%50%46%
Previous45%46%47%46%
Change-1%2%3%0%
CAcceptableMost Recent25%21%21%23%
Previous27%23%24%24%
Change-2%-2%-3%-1%
DPoorMost Recent7%4%3%5%
Previous7%6%6%6%
Change0%-2%-3%-1%
EFailingMost Recent1%1%0%1%
Previous1%1%1%1%
Change0%0%-1%0%

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-7.: Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Hospital 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/tabc-7.html