2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table B-7. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Staff Position a Patient Safety Grade by Staff Position

Work Area/
Patient Safety Grade
Staff Position
Admin/ Mgmt Attending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NP Dietitian Pat. Care Asst/ Aide/ Care Partner Pharmacist RN/ LVN/ LPN Tech (EKG, Lab, Radiol) Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech) Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
882 Hospitals 472 Hospitals 186 Hospitals 736 Hospitals 471 Hospitals 1,013 Hospitals 861 Hospitals 790 Hospitals 831 Hospitals
36,031 Respon- dents 24,384 Respon- dents 1,877 Respon- dents 23,551 Respon- dents 7,732 Respon- dents 158,462 Respon- dents 47,037 Respon- dents 21,230 Respon- dents 29,028 Respon- dents
A Excellent 39% 28% 25% 27% 20% 24% 31% 32% 32%
B Very Good 47% 46% 50% 45% 47% 46% 46% 46% 46%
C Acceptable 13% 21% 22% 22% 26% 23% 19% 18% 19%
D Poor 1% 4% 3% 5% 6% 5% 3% 3% 3%
E Failing 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%

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

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table B-7. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Staff Position a Patient Safety Grade by Staff Position. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabb7.html