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

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeAverage %s.d.Percentage of Responses
Min10th %ile25th %ileMedian/
50th
%ile
75th %ile90th %ileMax
A      Excellent30%9.52%4%19%23%29%35%42%73%
B      Very Good45%6.94%12%38%42%45%49%54%80%
C      Acceptable20%7.00%0%12%15%20%24%29%56%
D      Poor4%3.02%0%1%2%3%5%7%35%
E      Failing1%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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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 6-5. Average Distribution of Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grades—2012 Database Comparative Results: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tab6-5.html