Tables 7-1 to 7-5

2008 Comparative Database Report

Table 7-1. Summary Statistics for Previous and Most Recent Data Submissions from the 98 Trending Hospitals

Summary StatisticPrevious Survey
Administration
Submitted for
2007 database
Most Recent Survey
Administration
Submitted for
2008 database
Total number of hospitals9898
Total number of respondents17,68620,902
Number of hospitals (out of 98) that administered the survey to all staff, or a sample of all staff, from all departments
 
8572
Number of completed
surveys per hospital
Average: 182
Range: 13 – 2,103
Average: 213
Range: 11 – 3,865
Hospital response rateAverage: 59%
Range: 6 – 100%
Average: 57%
Range: 8 – 100%

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Table 7-2. Distribution of 98 Trending Hospitals by Bed Size

Bed Size98 Trending
Hospitals
2008 Database
Hospitals
AHA-registered
U.S. Hospitals
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
6-49 beds4546%18936%1,98132%
50-99 beds2526%9819%1,32921%
100 + beds2829%23245%2,97047%
Total98100%519100%6,280100%

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Table 7-3. Distribution of 98 Trending Hospitals by Teaching Status

Teaching
Status
98 Trending
Hospitals
2008 Database
Hospitals
AHA-registered
U.S. Hospitals
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Teaching1313%13526%1,44223%
Non-teaching8587%38474%4,83877%
Total98100%519100%6,280100%

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Table 7-4. Distribution of 98 Trending Hospitals by Ownership and Control

Ownership
and Control
98 Trending
Hospitals
2008 Database
Hospitals
AHA-registered
U.S. Hospitals
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Government
(Federal or non-Federal)
5152%12724%1,64526%
Non-government (voluntary/nonprofit
or proprietary/investor-owned)
4748%39276%4,63574%
Total98100%519100%6,280100%

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Table 7-5a. Example of Trending Statistics

Survey ItemMost RecentPreviousChange
Item 180%84%-4%
Item 280%78%2%

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Table 7-5b. Example of Trending Statistics

Survey ItemMaximum
Increase
Maximum
Decrease
Average
Increase
Average
Decrease
Item 118%-45%3%-5%
Item 221%-19%5%-6%

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Tables 7-1 to 7-5: 2008 Comparative Database Report. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/table71-5.html