Table 7-1. Summary Statistics for Most Recent and Previous Data Submissions From the 512 Trending Hospitals

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Summary StatisticMost Recent Survey
Administration
Previous Survey
Administration
Total number of respondents250,706225,153
Number of completed surveys per hospitalAverage: 490
Range: 10-4,921
Average: 440
Range: 10-3,710
Hospital response rateAverage: 54%
Range: 4-100%
Average: 56%
Range: 6-100%
Number of hospitals (out of 512) that administered the survey to all staff, or a sample of all staff, from all departments416 (81%)432 (84%)

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Table 7-2a. Examples of Trending Statistics

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

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Table 7-2b. Examples of Other Trending Statistics

Survey ItemMaximum IncreaseMaximum DecreaseAverage IncreaseAverage Decrease
Item 118%-45%3%-5%
Item 221%-19%5%-6%

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Page last reviewed April 2011
Internet Citation: Table 7-1. Summary Statistics for Most Recent and Previous Data Submissions From the 512 Trending Hospitals: 2011 User Comparative Database Report. April 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab7-1-2.html