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

Table A-11. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Geographic Region—2014 Database Hospitals

Work Area / Unit Patient Safety Grade Geographic Region
Mid-
Atlantic
New
England
South
Atlantic
East
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
Mountain Pacific
# Hospitals 15 79 134 162 55 48 70 17 73
# Respondents 15,479 75,378 86,810 111,984 22,861 15,845 24,685 10,943 41,296
Excellent or Very Good 75% 70% 78% 76% 80% 80% 76% 76% 75%
A. Excellent 31% 25% 39% 31% 37% 30% 33% 33% 32%
B. Very Good 45% 44% 40% 45% 43% 49% 43% 43% 43%
C. Acceptable 20% 24% 17% 19% 17% 17% 19% 19% 20%
D. Poor 4% 5% 4% 4% 3% 3% 4% 4% 4%
E. Failing 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%

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

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Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table A-11. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Geographic Region—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tablea-11.html