2012 User Comparative Database Report

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Database Year Teaching Status and Ownership and Control
Teaching Nonteaching Government Nongovernment
# Hospitals Both Years 227 423 140 510
# Respondents Most Recent 194,831 154,705 65,752 283,784
Previous 165,377 141,487 60,126 246,738
A. Excellent Most Recent 28% 32% 31% 31%
Previous 27% 30% 29% 29%
Change 1% 2% 2% 2%
B. Very Good Most Recent 46% 45% 47% 45%
Previous 46% 45% 47% 45%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0%
C. Acceptable Most Recent 21% 19% 19% 20%
Previous 22% 20% 21% 21%
Change -1% -1% -2% -1%
D. Poor Most Recent 4% 4% 3% 4%
Previous 4% 4% 3% 4%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0%
E. Failing Most Recent 1% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 1% 1% 1% 1%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

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Page last reviewed 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. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabc11.html