2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Work Area/Unit
Patient Safety Grade
Database Year Teaching Nonteaching Government Nongovernment
# Hospitals Both Years 159 353 129 383
# Respondents Most Recent 130,459 120,247 52,002 198,704
Previous 118,069 107,084 47,314 177,839
A Excellent Most Recent 28% 30% 29% 30%
Previous 25% 28% 27% 27%
Change 3% 2% 2% 3%
B Very Good Most Recent 46% 46% 47% 45%
Previous 46% 46% 47% 45%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0%
C Acceptable Most Recent 21% 20% 20% 20%
Previous 23% 21% 21% 22%
Change -2% -1% -1% -2%
D Poor Most Recent 4% 3% 3% 4%
Previous 5% 4% 4% 5%
Change -1% -1% -1% -1%
E Failing Most Recent 1% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 1% 1% 1% 1%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

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Page last reviewed October 2014
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. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabc11.html