Table 3-4. Distribution of Database Hospitals and Respondents by Region Compared With AHA-Registered U.S. Hospitals

2009 Comparative Database Report

RegionAHA-Registered U.S. Hospitals2009 Database
Hospitals
2009 Database
Respondents
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Mid-Atlantic/New England87814%376%20,54610%
South Atlantic96315%10417%36,82519%
East North Central90514%16527%54,90928%
East South Central5349%345%8,9785%
West North Central79413%10417%20,98611%
West South Central1,06317%457%13,2427%
Mountain4848%589%17,2649%
Pacific65910%7512%23,71212%
Total6,280100%622100%196,462100%

*Note: States are categorized into AHA-defined regions as follows:

Mid Atlantic/New England: NJ, NY, PA/CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VTWest North Central: IA, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD
South Atlantic: DE, DC, MD, FL, GA, NC, SC, VA, WVWest South Central: AR, LA, OK, TX
East North Central: IN, IL, MI, OH, WIMountain: AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY
East South Central: AL, KY, MS, TNPacific: AK, CA, HI, OR, WA
Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table 3-4. Distribution of Database Hospitals and Respondents by Region Compared With AHA-Registered U.S. Hospitals: 2009 Comparative Database Report. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/tab3-4.html