2012 User Comparative Database Report

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Work Area/Unit
Anesthes-
iology
Emer- gency ICU (any type) Lab Medicine Obstet- rics Pediat- rics Phar- macy Psych/ Mental Hlth Radiol- ogy Rehabili-
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. Excellent 36% 20% 24% 30% 20% 29% 29% 25% 25% 34% 40% 32%
B. Very Good 43% 44% 48% 47% 47% 46% 49% 47% 43% 46% 45% 44%
C. Acceptable 17% 26% 22% 20% 26% 20% 18% 22% 23% 16% 12% 19%
D. Poor 3% 8% 5% 3% 6% 4% 4% 5% 7% 3% 2% 4%
E. Failing 0% 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. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabb3.html