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

Table D-15. Trending: 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 Database Year 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 Both Years 335 348 341 320 286 293
# Respondents Most Recent 34,062 91,636 50,656 28,226 14,021 19,540
Previous 27,177 86,317 42,815 21,642 12,302 16,484
Excellent or Very Good Most Recent 83% 75% 76% 76% 77% 80%
Previous 82% 75% 75% 76% 76% 79%
Change 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
A. Excellent Most Recent 40% 32% 33% 35% 35% 35%
Previous 37% 31% 32% 32% 32% 32%
Change 3% 1% 1% 3% 3% 3%
B. Very Good Most Recent 43% 43% 43% 42% 42% 44%
Previous 45% 44% 44% 44% 44% 47%
Change -2% -1% -1% -2% -2% -3%
C. Acceptable Most Recent 14% 20% 19% 19% 18% 17%
Previous 15% 20% 20% 19% 20% 18%
Change -1% 0% -1% 0% -2% -1%
D. Poor Most Recent 2% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3%
Previous 2% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
E. Failing Most Recent 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
Previous 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
Change -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 D-15. Trending: 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/hosp14tabled-15.html