Executive Summary

Table A-24. Item-Level Average Overall Rating on Patient Safety by Region

Overall, how would you rate the systems and clinical processes your medical office has in place to prevent, catch, and correct problems that have the potential to affect patients? (G2) Region
New England/ Mid-Atlantic South Atlantic East Central West North Central West South Central Mountain/ Pacific
# Medical Offices 128 257 325 113 59 50
# Respondents 3,524 4,721 10,568 1,957 1,646 1,166
5—Excellent 18% 29% 19% 20% 20% 18%
4—Very good 43% 41% 45% 41% 44% 40%
3—Good 29% 23% 28% 31% 26% 31%
2—Fair 9% 6% 7% 7% 9% 9%
1—Poor 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%

Note: The item's survey location is shown after the item text. Percentages may not add to exactly 100 percent due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table A-24. Item-Level Average Overall Rating on Patient Safety by Region. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mosv12tabapa24.html