Table D-3. Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Work Area/Unit

2010 User Comparative Database Report

#Work Area/Unit
Anesthes- iologyEmer- gencyICU (any type)LabMedicineObstet- ricsPediat- ricsPharmacyPsych/ Mental HlthRadiologyRehabili- tationSurgery
No. of Hospitals Both Years171881641822261336012571196139203
No. of Most Recent Respondents2805,8717,3905,24811,9864,7212,4782,6001,9596,4173,7789,647
No. of Previous Respondents4345,4687,2294,65810,6154,2082,3132,3691,9645,2093,3699,782

 

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeSurveyWork Area/Unit
Anesthes- iologyEmer- gencyICU (any type)LabMedicineObstet- ricsPediat- ricsPhar- macyPsych/ Mental HlthRadiologyRehabili- tationSurgery
AExcellentMost Recent28%16%24%28%15%26%24%24%22%31%34%29%
Previous29%15%19%26%14%21%21%18%19%25%33%27%
Change-1%1%5%2%1%5%3%6%3%6%1%2%
BVery GoodMost Recent44%44%46%47%46%46%54%46%40%49%46%45%
Previous46%42%45%48%45%47%51%46%40%50%46%46%
Change-2%2%1%-1%1%-1%3%0%0%-1%0%-1%
CAcceptableMost Recent22%30%24%20%31%22%19%23%27%17%17%21%
Previous20%30%26%22%33%26%22%26%30%21%18%21%
Change2%0%-2%-2%-2%-4%-3%-3%-3%-4%-1%0%
DPoorMost Recent5%9%5%4%7%5%2%6%8%3%3%5%
Previous4%10%8%3%7%5%5%8%9%4%2%5%
Change1%-1%-3%1%0%0%-3%-2%-1%-1%1%0%
EFailingMost Recent0%1%1%0%1%1%0%1%3%0%1%1%
Previous1%3%2%0%1%1%1%2%2%1%0%1%
Change-1%-2%-1%0%0%0%-1%-1%1%-1%1%0%

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table D-3. Trending: Average Percent Distribution of Patient Safety Grades by Work Area/Unit: 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/tabd3.html