Table 6.5. Average Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeAverage Percents.d.Percent of Responses
Min10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian/ 50th Percentile75th Percentile90th PercentileMax
A Excellent27%9.58%0%16%21%26%33%39%65%
B Very Good47%7.52%6%38%43%47%51%56%80%
C Acceptable21%7.63%0%11%16%21%26%31%57%
D Poor4%3.55%0%0%2%3%5%8%45%
E Failing1%1.05%0%0%0%0%1%2%18%

Key: H = hospitals; N = respondents.

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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 6.5. Average Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade: 2010 User Comparative Database Report. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2010/tab6-5.html