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

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety GradeDatabase
Year
Interaction With Patients
WITH
direct interaction
WITHOUT
direct interaction
# HospitalsBoth Years641600
# RespondentsMost Recent247,97080,019
Previous219,14871,777
A.ExcellentMost Recent30%35%
Previous28%33%
Change2%2%
B.Very GoodMost Recent45%45%
Previous46%46%
Change-1%-1%
C.AcceptableMost Recent20%17%
Previous21%19%
Change-1%-2%
D.PoorMost Recent4%2%
Previous4%2%
Change0%0%
E.FailingMost Recent1%0%
Previous1%1%
Change0%-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: 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/hosp12tabd11.html