Table D-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Interaction With Patients

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeDatabase YearInteraction With Patients
WITH direct interactionWITHOUT
direct interaction
# HospitalsBoth Years504460
# RespondentsMost Recent179,32257,283
Previous159,48952,201
AExcellentMost Recent29%34%
Previous26%31%
Change3%3%
BVery GoodMost Recent46%46%
Previous46%46%
Change0%0%
CAcceptableMost Recent21%18%
Previous22%19%
Change-1%-1%
DPoorMost Recent4%2%
Previous5%3%
Change-1%-1%
EFailingMost Recent1%1%
Previous1%1%
Change0%0%

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

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Page last reviewed April 2011
Internet Citation: Table D-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Interaction With Patients: 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/hosp11tabd11.html