2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Database Year Geographic Region
Mid- Atlantic/ New England South Atlantic/ Associated Areas East
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
Mountain Pacific/ Associated Areas
# Hospitals Both Years 37 92 128 40 58 67 47 43
# Respondents Most Recent 22,436 53,237 66,136 14,879 11,119 30,776 26,632 25,491
Previous 19,594 46,406 58,635 14,775 9,175 30,199 23,495 22,874
A Excellent Most Recent 27% 29% 28% 36% 28% 34% 29% 31%
Previous 25% 26% 25% 33% 23% 31% 27% 30%
Change 2% 3% 3% 3% 5% 3% 2% 1%
B Very Good Most Recent 44% 45% 47% 44% 50% 43% 45% 45%
Previous 44% 45% 45% 46% 50% 46% 43% 46%
Change 0% 0% 2% -2% 0% -3% 2% -1%
C Acceptable Most Recent 24% 21% 21% 17% 18% 19% 21% 19%
Previous 24% 23% 24% 17% 23% 19% 21% 20%
Change 0% -2% -3% 0% -5% 0% 0% -1%
D Poor Most Recent 5% 4% 4% 2% 3% 3% 4% 4%
Previous 5% 4% 5% 3% 4% 3% 8% 4%
Change 0% 0% -1% -1% -1% 0% -4% 0%
E Failing Most Recent 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0% -1% 0% -1% 0%

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

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table C-15. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Geographic Regionhtm. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabc15.html