Table D-3.

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

2009 Comparative Database Report

#Work Area/Unit
Anesthes-
iology
Emer-
gency
ICU (any type)LabMedicineObstetricsPediatricsPharmacyPsych/-
Mental Hlth
RadiologyRehabili-
tation
Surgery
No. of Hospitals Both Years421461141641711016213560161139154
No. of Most Recent Respondents2933,4424,0322,9267,5982,6001,3561,7051,1743,2752,0905,282
No. of Previous Respondents4063,1203,8952,8656,2201,8761,5251,5601,2203,0821,9415,328


Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeWork Area/Unit
Anesthes-
iology
Emer-
gency
ICU (any type)LabMedicineObstetricsPediatricsPharmacyPsych/-
Mental Hlth
RadiologyRehabili-
tation
Surgery
AExcellentMost Recent33%16%18%26%15%24%25%26%24%29%33%33%
Previous34%17%18%27%12%20%21%23%21%24%31%28%
Change-1%-1%0%-1%3%4%4%3%3%5%2%5%
BVery GoodMost Recent40%44%50%52%49%45%45%46%39%48%47%45%
Previous41%41%43%46%44%46%46%47%41%50%48%44%
Change-1%3%7%6%5%-1%-1%-1%-2%-2%-1%1%
CAcceptableMost Recent24%30%25%20%30%24%22%21%24%18%18%18%
Previous18%29%28%21%33%26%26%22%26%20%17%20%
Change6%1%-3%-1%-3%-2%-4%-1%-2%-2%1%-2%
DPoorMost Recent3%8%5%2%5%6%8%6%11%4%2%4%
Previous4%10%9%5%9%7%7%6%10%5%3%6%
Change-1%-2%-4%-3%-4%-1%1%0%1%-1%-1%-2%
EFailingMost Recent0%1%2%0%1%1%0%1%2%0%0%1%
Previous3%3%3%1%1%1%0%2%2%1%1%1%
Change-3%-2%-1%-1%0%0%0%-1%0%-1%-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 D-3.: Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/tabd-3.html