2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table 6-5. Average Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades—2011 Database Comparative Results

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Average Percent s.d. Percentage of Responses
Min 10th %ile 25th %ile 50th %ile 75th %ile 90th %ile Max
A Excellent 29% 9.67% 0% 18% 23% 28% 35% 41% 69%
B Very Good 46% 7.18% 6% 38% 42% 46% 50% 54% 80%
C Acceptable 20% 7.10% 0% 11% 15% 20% 25% 29% 56%
D Poor 4% 3.14% 0% 1% 2% 3% 5% 7% 45%
E Failing 1% 1.04% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 18%

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Internet Citation: Table 6-5. Average Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades—2011 Database Comparative Results. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab6-5.html