2014 User Comparative Database Report

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report

Percentile Score Interpretation
10th percentile

Represents the lowest scoring hospitals
10% of the hospitals scored the same or lower.

90% of the hospitals scored higher.
25th percentile

Represents lower scoring hospitals
25% of the hospitals scored the same or lower.

75% of the hospitals scored higher.
50th percentile (or median)

Represents the middle of the distribution of hospitals
50% of the hospitals scored the same or lower.

50% of the hospitals scored higher.
75th percentile

Represents higher scoring hospitals
75% of the hospitals scored the same or lower.

25% of the hospitals scored higher.
90th percentile

Represents the highest scoring hospitals
90% of the hospitals scored the same or lower.

10% of the hospitals scored higher.

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Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14table6-1.html