Table A-12. Average % Distribution of Number of Event Reports in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Number of Events Reported by Respon- dentsGeographic Region
Mid-Atlantic/ New EnglandSouth AtlanticEast North CentralEast South CentralWest North CentralWest South CentralMountainPacific
78 Hospitals131 Hospitals207 Hospitals71 Hospitals128 Hospitals100 Hospitals68 Hospitals102 Hospitals
44,482 Respon- dents52,663 Respon- dents82,308 Respon- dents20,512 Respon- dents29,600 Respon- dents40,911 Respon- dents26,231 Respon- dents41,900 Respon- dents
No events55%54%53%55%51%58%55%47%
1 to 2 events26%28%28%25%28%25%27%30%
3 to 5 events12%12%12%11%14%11%12%15%
6 to 10 events4%4%4%5%5%3%4%5%
11 to 20 events2%2%2%2%2%1%1%2%
21 event reports or more2%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%

Note: Average percent totals in the table may not sum to exactly 100% due to rounding of decimals.

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table A-12. Average % Distribution of Number of Event Reports in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region: 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/taba12.html