Table C-10. Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2010 User Comparative Database

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeDatabase YearTeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
99 Hospitals Both Years222 Hospitals Both Years77 Hospitals Both Years244 Hospitals Both Years
69,931 Most Recent Respondents58,022 Most Recent Respondents13,690 Most Recent Respondents114,263 Most Recent Respondents
63,148 Previous Respondents51,349 Previous Respondents12,221 Previous Respondents102,276 Previous Respondents
AExcellentMost Recent25%27%25%27%
Previous22%24%23%24%
Change3%3%2%3%
BVery GoodMost Recent45%47%50%45%
Previous45%47%49%46%
Change0%0%1%-1%
CAcceptableMost Recent24%21%21%22%
Previous26%23%23%24%
Change-2%-2%-2%-2%
DPoorMost Recent6%4%3%5%
Previous6%5%4%5%
Change0%-1%-1%0%
EFailingMost Recent1%1%0%1%
Previous1%1%1%1%
Change0%0%-1%0%

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table C-10. Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2010 User Comparative Database. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2010/tabc10.html