2011 User Comparative Database Report

Tables 2-1 to 2.5

Table 2-1a. Overall Statistics for the 2011 Database Participating Hospitals 

Overall Statistic Retained From the 2010 Database Submitted for the 2011 Database Total 2011 Database
Number of hospitals 466 566 1,032
Number of individual survey respondents 157,715 314,682 472,397

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Table 2-1b. Statistics for Nontrending and Trending Hospitals in 2011 Database 

Overall Statistic Nontrending
(Submitted Once)
Trending
(Submitted More Than Once)
Total 2011 Database
Number of hospitals 520 512 1,032
Number of individual survey respondents 221,691 250,706 472,397

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Table 2-2. Summary Statistics for 2011 Database Participating Hospitals 

Summary Statistic Average Minimum Maximum
Number of completed surveys per hospital 458 10 5,045
Number of surveys administered per hospital 1,118 16 12,000
Hospital response rate 52% 3% 100%

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Table 2-3. Survey Administration Statistics

Survey Administration Mode 2011 Database Hospitals 2011 Database Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent
Paper only 252 24% 55,164 12%
Web only 580 56% 314,169 67%
Both paper and Web 200 19% 103,064 22%
Total 1,032 99% 472,397 101%

Note: Percentages do not add to 100 due to rounding.

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Table 2-4. Average Hospital Response Rate by Mode 

Survey Administration Mode Average Hospital Response Rate
Paper only 62%
Web only 49%
Both Web and paper 51%

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

Types of Staff or Work Areas/Units Surveyed 2011 Database
Hospitals
2011 Database
Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent
All staff, or a sample of all staff, from all work areas/units 802 78% 401,517 85%
Selected staff only 123 12% 34,100 7%
Selected work areas/units only 46 4% 10,954 2%
Selected staff and selected work areas/units 61 6% 25,826 5%
Total 1,032 100% 472,397 99%

Note: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Tables 2-1 to 2.5. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab2-1.html