2011 User Comparative Database Report

Table 4-1. Distribution of Database Respondents by Work Area/Unit

Work Area/Unit 2011 Database Respondents
Number Percent
Other 143,447 32%
Medicine 49,063 11%
Surgery 42,381 9%
Many different hospital units/No specific unit 32,895 7%
Intensive care unit (any type) 30,661 7%
Radiology 23,953 5%
Emergency 23,691 5%
Laboratory 21,134 5%
Obstetrics 19,701 4%
Rehabilitation 16,469 4%
Pediatrics 15,209 3%
Pharmacy 13,233 3%
Psychiatry/mental health 12,288 3%
Anesthesiology 2,998 1%
Total 447,123 99%
Missing: Did not answer or were not asked the question 25,274  
Overall total 472,397  

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

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 4-1. Distribution of Database Respondents by Work Area/Unit. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab4-1.html