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Table A-15. Average Overall Rating on Quality and Patient Safety by Specialty

2012 User Comparative Database Report

Average Overall Rating on Quality and Patient SafetySpecialty
CardiologyHematologyOB/GYNPediatricsPrimary Care
# Medical Offices27274956338
# Respondents5566417611,1845,966
1. Patient Centered—Is responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values. (G1a)
5—Excellent33%32%29%31%28%
4—Very good34%35%37%38%39%
3—Good27%24%25%23%26%
2—Fair5%6%7%6%7%
1—Poor1%2%2%1%1%

Note: The item's survey location is shown after the item text. Specialties listed had at least 20 medical offices. Primary care contains internal medicine, family medicine, general preventive medicine, and general practice. Percentages may not add to exactly 100 percent due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed May 2012
Internet Citation: Table A-15. Average Overall Rating on Quality and Patient Safety by Specialty: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mosv12tabapa15.html