Tables 2-1 through 2-5

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Table 2-1a

Overall StatisticRetained from the 2009 DatabaseSubmitted from the 2009 DatabaseTotal 2010 Database
Number of hospitals347538885
Number of individual survey respondents100,106238,501338,607

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Table 2-1b. Statistics for Nontrending and Trending Hospitals in 2010 Database

Overall StatisticNontrending
(submitted once)
Trending
(submitted more than once)
Total 2010 Database
Number of hospitals564321885
Number of individual survey respondents210,654127,953338,607

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Table 2-2. Summary Statistics for 2010 Database Participating Hospitals

Average number of completed surveys per hospital (range: 10 to 3,710)383
Average number of surveys administered per hospital (range: 10 to 8,500)936
Average hospital response rate (range: 3% to 100%)56%

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Table 2-3. Survey Administration Mode

Survey Administration Mode2010 Database
Hospitals
2010 Database
Respondents
NumberPercentNumberPercent
Paper only28032%56,41317%
Web only40145%185,88955%
Both paper and Web20423%96,30528%
Total885100%338,607100%

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Table 2-4. Average Hospital Response Rate by Mode

Survey Administration ModeAverage Hospital Response Rate
Paper only63%
Web only50%
Both Web and paper56%

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Table 2-5. Types of Staff or Work Areas/Units Surveyed

Types of Staff or Work
Areas/Units Surveyed
2010 Database
Hospitals
2010 Database
Respondents
NumberPercentNumberPercent
All staff, or a sample of all staff, from all work areas/units66575%277,61082%
Selected staff only13115%33,56810%
Selected work areas/units only374%6,4082%
Selected staff and selected work areas/units526%21,0216%
Total885100%338,607100%

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Tables 2-1 through 2-5: 2010 User Comparative Database Report. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2010/tab2-1-5.html