2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table C-7. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Bed Size

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Database Year Bed Size
6-24 beds 25-49 beds 50-99 beds 100-199 beds 200-299 beds 300-399 beds 400-499 beds 500+ beds
# Hospitals Both Years 45 84 92 105 79 40 27 40
# Respondents Most Recent 3,779 11,806 24,554 40,773 58,537 28,327 25,638 57,292
Previous 4,201 10,783 23,017 36,285 49,714 24,526 22,602 54,025
A Excellent Most Recent 32% 31% 30% 30% 29% 28% 28% 25%
Previous 30% 28% 27% 27% 27% 26% 25% 24%
Change 2% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% 3% 1%
B Very Good Most Recent 49% 47% 46% 45% 44% 45% 43% 45%
Previous 47% 48% 47% 45% 44% 45% 43% 44%
Change 2% -1% -1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
C Acceptable Most Recent 17% 18% 19% 21% 21% 22% 23% 24%
Previous 19% 19% 21% 23% 23% 23% 25% 26%
Change -2% -1% -2% -2% -2% -1% -2% -2%
D Poor Most Recent 2% 3% 4% 4% 5% 4% 5% 5%
Previous 4% 4% 4% 5% 5% 5% 6% 5%
Change -2% -1% 0% -1% 0% -1% -1% 0%
E Failing Most Recent 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Change -1% -1% 0% 0% 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-7. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Bed Size. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabc7.html