Table B-7. Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Staff Position

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeStaff Position
Admin/ MgmtAttending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NPDietitianPat. Care Asst/ Aide/ Care PartnerPharmacistRN/ LVN/ LPNTech (EKG, Lab, Radiol)Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech)Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
730 Hospitals359 Hospitals144 Hospitals610 Hospitals334 Hospitals862 Hospitals720 Hospitals655 Hospitals671 Hospitals
23,661 Respon- dents14,519 Respon- dents1,364 Respon- dents17,846 Respon- dents4,777 Respon- dents114,973 Respon- dents34,657 Respon- dents15,934 Respon- dents20,782 Respon- dents
AExcellent36%26%26%26%19%22%30%31%30%
BVery Good49%47%48%45%46%47%47%47%46%
CAcceptable14%22%24%23%27%24%19%18%20%
DPoor1%4%2%5%7%6%3%3%3%
EFailing0%1%0%1%1%1%0%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 B-7. Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Staff Position: 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/tabb7.html