Table A-11. Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Geographic Region

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeGeographic Region
Mid-Atlantic/ New EnglandSouth AtlanticEast North CentralEast South CentralWest North CentralWest South CentralMountainPacific
78 Hospitals131 Hospitals207 Hospitals71 Hospitals128 Hospitals100 Hospitals68 Hospitals102 Hospitals
44,482 Respon- dents52,663 Respon- dents82,308 Respon- dents20,512 Respon- dents29,600 Respon- dents40,911 Respon- dents26,231 Respon- dents41,900 Respon- dents
AExcellent26%27%26%31%25%32%27%26%
BVery Good45%46%47%45%51%46%47%47%
CAcceptable23%22%22%19%20%18%22%22%
DPoor5%4%4%3%3%3%4%5%
EFailing1%1%1%1%0%1%1%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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table A-11. Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Geographic Region: 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/taba11.html