Table A-3. Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Bed Size

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeBed Size
6-24 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-399 beds400-499 beds500+ beds
73 Hospitals161 Hospitals151 Hospitals189 Hospitals129 Hospitals70 Hospitals47 Hospitals65 Hospitals
4,692 Respon- dents18,049 Respon- dents24,457 Respon- dents56,778 Respon- dents66,220 Respon- dents51,011 Respon- dents38,312 Respon- dents79,088 Respon- dents
AExcellent29%29%29%27%26%27%25%25%
BVery Good49%50%47%46%45%45%45%46%
CAcceptable19%18%20%22%23%23%24%24%
DPoor3%3%4%5%5%4%5%5%
EFailing0%0%1%1%1%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-3. Average Percent Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades by Bed Size: 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/taba3.html