Tables 7-1 to 7-5

2009 Comparative Database Report

Table 7-1. Summary Statistics for Previous and Most Recent Data Submissions from the 204 Trending Hospitals

Summary StatisticPrevious Survey
Administration
(submitted for
2007 or 2008 database)
Most Recent Survey
Administration
(submitted for
2009 database)
Total number of hospitals204204
Total number of respondents65,32169,541
Number of hospitals (out of 204) that administered the survey to all staff, or a sample of all staff, from all departments165167
Number of completed surveys per hospitalAverage: 320
Range: 13-3,865
Average: 341
Range: 11-3,908
Hospital response rateAverage: 50%
Range: 6-100%
Average: 52%
Range: 7-100%

Table 7-2. Distribution of 204 Trending Hospitals by Bed Size

Bed Size2009 Trending
Hospitals
2009 Database
Hospitals
AHA-Registered
U.S. Hospitals
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
6-24 beds2110%6010%60710%
25-49 beds4221%13922%1,37422%
50-99 beds3718%11118%1,32921%
100-199 beds3216%11118%1,34121%
200-299 beds2211%7412%70411%
300-499 beds2613%7813%60710%
500 or more beds2412%498%3185%
TOTAL204101%622101%6,280100%

Note: Average percent totals in the table may not add to 100 percent due to rounding.

Table 7-3. Distribution of 204 Trending Hospitals by Teaching Status

Teaching
Status
2009 Trending
Hospitals
2009 Database
Hospitals
AHA-Registered
U.S. Hospitals
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Teaching5929%19031%1,44223%
Non-teaching14571%43269%4,83877%
TOTAL204100%622100%6,280100%

 

Table 7-4. Distribution of 204 Trending Hospitals by Ownership and Control

Ownership
and Control
2009 Trending
Hospitals
2009 Database
Hospitals
AHA-registered
U.S. Hospitals
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Government (Federal or non-Federal)6331%13922%1,64526%
Non-government (voluntary/nonprofit or
proprietary/investor-owned)
14169%48378%4,63574%
TOTAL204100%622100%6,280100%

Table 7-5a. Example of Trending Statistics

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

Table 7-5b. Example of Other Trending Statistics

Survey ItemMaximum
Increase
Maximum
Decrease
Average
Increase
Average
Decrease
Item 118%-45%3%-5%
Item 221%-19%5%-6%
Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Tables 7-1 to 7-5: 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/tab7-1-5.html