2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Database Year Interaction With Patients
WITH direct interaction WITHOUT
direct interaction
# Hospitals Both Years 504 460
# Respondents Most Recent 179,322 57,283
Previous 159,489 52,201
A Excellent Most Recent 29% 34%
Previous 26% 31%
Change 3% 3%
B Very Good Most Recent 46% 46%
Previous 46% 46%
Change 0% 0%
C Acceptable Most Recent 21% 18%
Previous 22% 19%
Change -1% -1%
D Poor Most Recent 4% 2%
Previous 5% 3%
Change -1% -1%
E Failing Most Recent 1% 1%
Previous 1% 1%
Change 0% 0%

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

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table D-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Interaction With Patients. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabd11.html