Chart 7-2. Trending: Percentage of Hospitals That Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade

2011 User Comparative Database Report

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Bar chart showing percentage of hospitals that increased, did not change, or decreased patient safety grade:Chart 7-2. Trending: Percentage of Hospitals That Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade

Increased (by 5 percentage points or more): 38%

Did not change (increased or decreased by less than 5 percentage points): 47%

Decreased (by 5 percentage points or more): 10%

Note: Based on data from 511 trending hospitals that responded to this item. For each hospital, change over time was calculated for the percentage of respondents reporting a grade of "Excellent" or "Very Good." Percentages may not add to 100 percent due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed April 2011
Internet Citation: Chart 7-2. Trending: Percentage of Hospitals That Increased, Decreased, or Did Not Change on Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade: 2011 User Comparative Database Report. April 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11chart7-2.html