Table B-11. Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Interaction With Patients

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeInteraction With Patients
WITH direct interactionWITHOUT direct interaction
874 Hospitals806 Hospitals
243,444 Respondents77,228 Respondents
AExcellent27%31%
BVery Good47%48%
CAcceptable21%19%
DPoor5%2%
EFailing1%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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table B-11. Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Interaction With Patients: 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/tabb11.html