Table D-3. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit

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

Work Area/Unit Patient Safety
Grade
Database
Year
Work Area/Unit
Anes-
thesi-
ology
Emer-
gency
ICU
(any
type)
LabMed-
icine
Obstet-
rics
Pedia-
trics
Phar-
macy
Psych/
Mentl
Hlth
Radi-
ology
Reha-
bili-
tation
Surg-
ery
# HospitalsBoth Years75446392415476315176345180434353455
# RespondentsMost Recent1,64617,62922,37014,20138,02113,42710,5018,2046,81716,2559,75028,433
Previous2,72114,48619,55012,17728,62911,7089,6237,2635,53614,7359,19224,749
A.ExcellentMost Recent38%21%25%30%21%29%30%26%26%36%41%33%
Previous35%18%24%29%20%27%29%25%26%33%37%32%
Change3%3%1%1%1%2%1%1%0%3%4%1%
B.Very GoodMost Recent41%44%46%46%47%45%50%46%43%46%44%43%
Previous43%44%47%48%46%46%50%47%43%46%45%44%
Change-2%0%-1%-2%1%-1%0%-1%0%0%-1%-1%
C.AcceptableMost Recent16%26%22%20%25%20%16%23%22%16%12%19%
Previous19%28%23%19%27%21%18%22%22%18%15%20%
Change-3%-2%-1%1%-2%-1%-2%1%0%-2%-3%-1%
D.PoorMost Recent4%7%5%3%6%4%3%5%7%2%2%4%
Previous3%8%5%3%6%5%2%5%7%3%2%4%
Change1%-1%0%0%0%-1%1%0%0%-1%0%0%
E.FailingMost Recent1%1%1%0%1%1%1%1%1%1%0%1%
Previous0%1%1%1%1%1%0%1%1%0%0%1%
Change1%0%0%-1%0%0%1%0%0%1%0%0%

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

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table D-3. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Work Area/Unit: 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/hosp12tabd3.html