Table A-11. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Geographic Region

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeGeographic Region
Mid-
Atlantic
New
England
South
Atlantic*
East
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
MountainPacific*
# Hospitals30821822791101421397391
# Respondents23,83870,275101,597142,12436,84147,46956,74039,54349,276
AExcellent29%25%34%28%32%28%33%29%30%
BVery Good45%44%43%47%45%50%44%44%46%
CAcceptable21%25%19%20%19%18%19%22%20%
DPoor5%5%4%4%3%4%3%5%4%
EFailing1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%

* Includes associated territories.

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

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table A-11. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Geographic Region: 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/hosp12taba11.html