2012 User Comparative Database Report

Table D-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Interaction With Patients

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety Grade Database
Year
Interaction With Patients
WITH
direct interaction
WITHOUT
direct interaction
# Hospitals Both Years 641 600
# Respondents Most Recent 247,970 80,019
Previous 219,148 71,777
A. Excellent Most Recent 30% 35%
Previous 28% 33%
Change 2% 2%
B. Very Good Most Recent 45% 45%
Previous 46% 46%
Change -1% -1%
C. Acceptable Most Recent 20% 17%
Previous 21% 19%
Change -1% -2%
D. Poor Most Recent 4% 2%
Previous 4% 2%
Change 0% 0%
E. Failing Most Recent 1% 0%
Previous 1% 1%
Change 0% -1%

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

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table D-11. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Interaction With Patients. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabd11.html