2012 User Comparative Database Report

Table 6-5. Average Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades—2012 Database Comparative Results

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Average % s.d. Percentage of Responses
Min 10th %ile 25th %ile Median/
50th
%ile
75th %ile 90th %ile Max
A      Excellent 30% 9.52% 4% 19% 23% 29% 35% 42% 73%
B      Very Good 45% 6.94% 12% 38% 42% 45% 49% 54% 80%
C      Acceptable 20% 7.00% 0% 12% 15% 20% 24% 29% 56%
D      Poor 4% 3.02% 0% 1% 2% 3% 5% 7% 35%
E      Failing 1% 1.02% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 14%

Note: Percentages for "Average %" may not add to 100 due to rounding.

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Internet Citation: Table 6-5. Average Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades—2012 Database Comparative Results. Content last reviewed December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tab6-5.html