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

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeWork Area/Unit
Anesthesi- ologyEmer- gencyICU (any type)LabMedicineObstet- ricsPediat- ricsPhar- macyPsych/ Mental HlthRadiol- ogyRehabili- tationSur- gery
141 Hosp- itals758 Hosp- itals654 Hosp- itals739 Hosp- itals791 Hosp- itals567 Hosp- itals318 Hosp- itals630 Hosp- itals349 Hosp- itals758 Hosp- itals670 Hosp- itals816 Hosp- itals
2,592 Respon- dents23,419 Respon- dents30,407 Respon- dents20,761 Respon- dents48,835 Respon- dents19,486 Respon- dents14,862 Respon- dents12,651 Respon- dents12,097 Respon- dents12,097 Respon- dents16,044 Respon- dents42,143 Respon- dents
AExcellent37%19%24%29%18%27%28%24%25%33%38%32%
BVery Good43%44%47%47%48%47%50%47%42%47%46%45%
CAcceptable17%28%23%20%27%21%18%23%23%17%13%19%
DPoor3%7%5%3%6%5%3%5%8%3%2%4%
EFailing0%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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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table B-3. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit: 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/hosp11tabb3.html