2012 User Comparative Database Report

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Geographic Region
Mid-
Atlantic
New
England
South
Atlantic*
East
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
Mountain Pacific*
# Hospitals 30 82 182 279 110 142 139 73 91
# Respondents 23,838 70,275 101,597 142,124 36,841 47,469 56,740 39,543 49,276
A Excellent 29% 25% 34% 28% 32% 28% 33% 29% 30%
B Very Good 45% 44% 43% 47% 45% 50% 44% 44% 46%
C Acceptable 21% 25% 19% 20% 19% 18% 19% 22% 20%
D Poor 5% 5% 4% 4% 3% 4% 3% 5% 4%
E Failing 1% 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. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12taba11.html