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

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeWork Area/Unit
Anesthes-
iology
Emer- gencyICU (any type)LabMedicineObstet- ricsPediat- ricsPhar- macyPsych/ Mental HlthRadiol- ogyRehabili-
tation
Surgery
174
Hosp- itals
842
Hosp- itals
723
Hosp- itals
823
Hosp- itals
884
Hosp- itals
635
Hosp- itals
332
Hosp- itals
706
Hosp- itals
402
Hosp- itals
868
Hosp- itals
727
Hosp- itals
888
Hosp- itals
3,086
Respon-
dents
29,862
Respon-
dents
36,120
Respon-
dents
25,391
Respon-
dents
62,449
Respon-
dents
23,709
Respon-
dents
16,602
Respon-
dents
15,154
Respon-
dents
15,393
Respon-
dents
29,929
Respon-
dents
17,863
Respon-
dents
51,857
Respon-
dents
A.Excellent36%20%24%30%20%29%29%25%25%34%40%32%
B.Very Good43%44%48%47%47%46%49%47%43%46%45%44%
C.Acceptable17%26%22%20%26%20%18%22%23%16%12%19%
D.Poor3%8%5%3%6%4%4%5%7%3%2%4%
E.Failing0%2%1%0%1%1%1%1%1%0%0%1%

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

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-3. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit: 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/hosp12tabb3.html