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

Table B-15. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Tenure in Current Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals

Work Area / Unit Patient Safety Grade Tenure in Current Work Area/Unit
Less
than
1 year
1 to 5
years
6 to 10
years
11 to1 5
years
16 to 20
years
21
years or more
# Hospitals 588 611 592 561 499 505
# Respondents 57,888 147,019 76,538 42,746 21,476 30,924
Excellent or Very Good 82% 74% 75% 75% 77% 79%
A. Excellent 39% 31% 32% 32% 34% 34%
B. Very Good 43% 43% 43% 43% 43% 45%
C. Acceptable 15% 20% 20% 20% 19% 18%
D. Poor 2% 4% 5% 4% 4% 3%
E. Failing 0% 1% 1% 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 B-15. Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Tenure in Current Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tableb-15.html