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

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/
Patient Safety Grade
Staff Position
Admin/ MgmtAttending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NPDietitianPat. Care Asst/ Aide/ Care PartnerPharmacistRN/ LVN/ LPNTech (EKG, Lab, Radiol)Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech)Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
882 Hospitals472 Hospitals186 Hospitals736 Hospitals471 Hospitals1,013 Hospitals861 Hospitals790 Hospitals831 Hospitals
36,031 Respon- dents24,384 Respon- dents1,877 Respon- dents23,551 Respon- dents7,732 Respon- dents158,462 Respon- dents47,037 Respon- dents21,230 Respon- dents29,028 Respon- dents
AExcellent39%28%25%27%20%24%31%32%32%
BVery Good47%46%50%45%47%46%46%46%46%
CAcceptable13%21%22%22%26%23%19%18%19%
DPoor1%4%3%5%6%5%3%3%3%
EFailing0%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 April 2011
Internet Citation: Table B-7. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Staff Position a Patient Safety Grade by Staff Position: 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/hosp11tabb7.html