Table C-15. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Geographic Regionhtm

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeDatabase YearGeographic Region
Mid- Atlantic/ New EnglandSouth Atlantic/ Associated AreasEast
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
MountainPacific/ Associated Areas
# HospitalsBoth Years37921284058674743
# RespondentsMost Recent22,43653,23766,13614,87911,11930,77626,63225,491
Previous19,59446,40658,63514,7759,17530,19923,49522,874
AExcellentMost Recent27%29%28%36%28%34%29%31%
Previous25%26%25%33%23%31%27%30%
Change2%3%3%3%5%3%2%1%
BVery GoodMost Recent44%45%47%44%50%43%45%45%
Previous44%45%45%46%50%46%43%46%
Change0%0%2%-2%0%-3%2%-1%
CAcceptableMost Recent24%21%21%17%18%19%21%19%
Previous24%23%24%17%23%19%21%20%
Change0%-2%-3%0%-5%0%0%-1%
DPoorMost Recent5%4%4%2%3%3%4%4%
Previous5%4%5%3%4%3%8%4%
Change0%0%-1%-1%-1%0%-4%0%
EFailingMost Recent1%1%1%0%0%1%1%1%
Previous1%1%1%0%1%1%2%1%
Change0%0%0%0%-1%0%-1%0%

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

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table C-15. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Geographic Regionhtm: 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/hosp11tabc15.html