Table C-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeDatabase YearTeaching Status and Ownership and Control
TeachingNonteachingGovernmentNongovernment
# HospitalsBoth Years227423140510
# RespondentsMost Recent194,831154,70565,752283,784
Previous165,377141,48760,126246,738
A. ExcellentMost Recent28%32%31%31%
Previous27%30%29%29%
Change1%2%2%2%
B. Very GoodMost Recent46%45%47%45%
Previous46%45%47%45%
Change0%0%0%0%
C. AcceptableMost Recent21%19%19%20%
Previous22%20%21%21%
Change-1%-1%-2%-1%
D. PoorMost Recent4%4%3%4%
Previous4%4%3%4%
Change0%0%0%0%
E. FailingMost Recent1%1%1%1%
Previous1%1%1%1%
Change0%0%0%0%

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

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table C-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Teaching Status and Ownership and Control: 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/hosp12tabc11.html