2012 User Comparative Database Report

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Database Year Bed Size
6-24 beds 25-49 beds 50-99 beds 100-199 beds 200-299 beds 300-399 beds 400-499 beds 500+ beds
# Hospitals Both Years 52 87 107 148 112 54 33 57
# Respondents Most Recent 5,175 13,066 30,508 60,134 77,867 39,462 39,711 83,613
Previous 5,241 12,128 27,527 52,312 72,069 33,578 33,799 70,210
A. Excellent Most Recent 32% 33% 32% 31% 29% 29% 29% 26%
Previous 32% 32% 29% 30% 28% 27% 27% 25%
Change 0% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1%
B. Very Good Most Recent 49% 47% 46% 44% 45% 45% 43% 44%
Previous 48% 48% 46% 44% 45% 45% 44% 45%
Change 1% -1% 0% 0% 0% 0% -1% -1%
C. Acceptable Most Recent 16% 17% 18% 20% 21% 21% 23% 23%
Previous 18% 17% 20% 21% 22% 23% 24% 24%
Change -2% 0% -2% -1% -1% -2% -1% -1%
D. Poor Most Recent 3% 3% 3% 4% 4% 4% 5% 5%
Previous 2% 2% 4% 4% 5% 4% 5% 5%
Change 1% 1% -1% 0% -1% 0% 0% 0%
E. Failing Most Recent 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Change 0% 0% -1% 0% 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-7. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Bed Size. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabc7.html