Table C-7. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Bed Size

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeDatabase YearBed Size
6-24 beds25-49 beds50-99 beds100-199 beds200-299 beds300-399 beds400-499 beds500+ beds
# HospitalsBoth Years5287107148112543357
# RespondentsMost Recent5,17513,06630,50860,13477,86739,46239,71183,613
Previous5,24112,12827,52752,31272,06933,57833,79970,210
A. ExcellentMost Recent32%33%32%31%29%29%29%26%
Previous32%32%29%30%28%27%27%25%
Change0%1%3%1%1%2%2%1%
B. Very GoodMost Recent49%47%46%44%45%45%43%44%
Previous48%48%46%44%45%45%44%45%
Change1%-1%0%0%0%0%-1%-1%
C. AcceptableMost Recent16%17%18%20%21%21%23%23%
Previous18%17%20%21%22%23%24%24%
Change-2%0%-2%-1%-1%-2%-1%-1%
D. PoorMost Recent3%3%3%4%4%4%5%5%
Previous2%2%4%4%5%4%5%5%
Change1%1%-1%0%-1%0%0%0%
E. FailingMost Recent0%0%0%1%1%1%1%1%
Previous0%0%1%1%1%1%1%1%
Change0%0%-1%0%0%0%0%0%

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

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Internet Citation: Table C-7. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Bed Size: 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/hosp12tabc7.html