Table D-11.

Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade by Interaction With Patients

2009 Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeInteraction With Patients
WITH direct interactionWITHOUT direct interaction
203 Hospitals Both Years198 Hospitals Both Years
48,941 Most Recent Respondents15,100 Most Recent Respondents
7,300 Previous Respondents2,079 Previous Respondents
AExcellentMost Recent24%29%
Previous22%25%
Change2%4%
BVery GoodMost Recent47%48%
Previous46%48%
Change1%0%
CAcceptableMost Recent23%20%
Previous25%22%
Change-2%-2%
DPoorMost Recent5%3%
Previous6%4%
Change-1%-1%
EFailingMost Recent1%1%
Previous1%1%
Change0%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 D-11.: Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade by Interaction With Patients. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/tabd-11.html