Table D-3. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeDatabase YearWork Area/Unit
Anesthesi- ologyEmer- gencyICU (any type)LabMedicineObstet- ricsPediat- ricsPhar- macyPsych/ Mental HlthRadiol- ogyRehabili- tationSurgery
# HospitalsBoth Years61348289324374244139254140328264343
# RespondentsMost Recent1,18411,92815,34010,09025,90210,2298,0916,0824,61311,7877,57519,085
Previous2,56510,54513,0418,99418,9708,5986,9765,2393,54510,7976,52616,851
AExcellentMost Recent36%20%27%30%20%27%28%26%24%35%40%32%
Previous32%16%23%28%20%26%28%24%26%31%37%31%
Change4%4%4%2%0%1%0%2%-2%4%3%1%
BVery GoodMost Recent43%44%46%47%47%45%51%46%43%46%44%43%
Previous45%44%47%48%45%45%49%47%43%48%46%44%
Change-2%0%-1%-1%2%0%2%-1%0%-2%-2%-1%
CAcceptableMost Recent18%28%22%20%26%21%17%22%24%17%13%20%
Previous19%29%24%21%28%23%20%22%23%17%15%20%
Change-1%-1%-2%-1%-2%-2%-3%0%1%0%-2%0%
DPoorMost Recent3%7%4%3%6%5%3%5%8%2%2%4%
Previous3%7%4%3%6%5%3%5%8%2%2%4%
Change0%-2%-2%-1%-1%0%0%0%1%-1%0%0%
EFailingMost Recent0%2%1%0%1%1%0%1%1%0%0%1%
Previous1%2%1%0%1%1%0%1%2%0%0%1%
Change-1%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%-1%0%0%0%

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

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table D-3. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit: 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/hosp11tabd3.html