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

Table C-3. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Bed Size—2014 Database Hospitals

Work Area / Unit Patient Safety Grade Database Year Bed Size
6-24 beds 25-49 beds 50-99 beds 100-199 beds 200-299 beds 300-399 beds 400-499 beds 500+ beds
# Hospitals Both Years 19 41 59 87 64 34 21 34
# Respondents Most Recent 1,698 7,025 16,644 41,721 53,151 37,806 29,926 65,737
Previous 1,711 5,821 14,588 36,827 45,430 29,671 29,085 57,260
Excellent or Very Good Most Recent 83% 81% 79% 78% 74% 74% 74% 71%
Previous 83% 82% 79% 76% 74% 72% 74% 70%
Change 0% -1% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0% 1%
A. Excellent Most Recent 39% 38% 36% 36% 31% 30% 32% 27%
Previous 35% 37% 34% 33% 29% 29% 31% 27%
Change 4% 1% 2% 3% 2% 1% 1% 0%
B. Very Good Most Recent 44% 43% 43% 42% 44% 44% 42% 43%
Previous 48% 45% 45% 43% 45% 44% 43% 43%
Change -4% -2% -2% -1% -1% 0% -1% 0%
C. Acceptable Most Recent 13% 15% 18% 18% 21% 20% 21% 23%
Previous 16% 14% 18% 19% 21% 22% 21% 23%
Change -3% 1% 0% -1% 0% -2% 0% 0%
D. Poor Most Recent 3% 3% 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 5%
Previous 1% 3% 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 6%
Change 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% -1%
E. Failing Most Recent 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Change 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

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Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table C-3. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Giving Their Work Area/Unit a Patient Safety Grade by Bed Size—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tablec-3.html