2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table B-3. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Work Area/Unit
Anesthesi- ology Emer- gency ICU (any type) Lab Medicine Obstet- rics Pediat- rics Phar- macy Psych/ Mental Hlth Radiol- ogy Rehabili- tation Sur- gery
141 Hosp- itals 758 Hosp- itals 654 Hosp- itals 739 Hosp- itals 791 Hosp- itals 567 Hosp- itals 318 Hosp- itals 630 Hosp- itals 349 Hosp- itals 758 Hosp- itals 670 Hosp- itals 816 Hosp- itals
2,592 Respon- dents 23,419 Respon- dents 30,407 Respon- dents 20,761 Respon- dents 48,835 Respon- dents 19,486 Respon- dents 14,862 Respon- dents 12,651 Respon- dents 12,097 Respon- dents 12,097 Respon- dents 16,044 Respon- dents 42,143 Respon- dents
A Excellent 37% 19% 24% 29% 18% 27% 28% 24% 25% 33% 38% 32%
B Very Good 43% 44% 47% 47% 48% 47% 50% 47% 42% 47% 46% 45%
C Acceptable 17% 28% 23% 20% 27% 21% 18% 23% 23% 17% 13% 19%
D Poor 3% 7% 5% 3% 6% 5% 3% 5% 8% 3% 2% 4%
E Failing 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%

Note: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table B-3. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabb3.html