Table C-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit
Patient Safety Grade
Database YearTeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
# HospitalsBoth Years159353129383
# RespondentsMost Recent130,459120,24752,002198,704
Previous118,069107,08447,314177,839
AExcellentMost Recent28%30%29%30%
Previous25%28%27%27%
Change3%2%2%3%
BVery GoodMost Recent46%46%47%45%
Previous46%46%47%45%
Change0%0%0%0%
CAcceptableMost Recent21%20%20%20%
Previous23%21%21%22%
Change-2%-1%-1%-2%
DPoorMost Recent4%3%3%4%
Previous5%4%4%5%
Change-1%-1%-1%-1%
EFailingMost Recent1%1%1%1%
Previous1%1%1%1%
Change0%0%0%0%

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

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table C-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control: 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/hosp11tabc11.html