2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Summary Statistic Most Recent Survey
Administration
Previous Survey
Administration
Total number of respondents 250,706 225,153
Number of completed surveys per hospital Average: 490
Range: 10-4,921
Average: 440
Range: 10-3,710
Hospital response rate Average: 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 departments 416 (81%) 432 (84%)

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Table 7-2a. Examples of Trending Statistics

Survey Item Most Recent Previous Change
Item 1 80% 84% -4%
Item 2 80% 78% 2%

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Table 7-2b. Examples of Other Trending Statistics

Survey Item Maximum Increase Maximum Decrease Average Increase Average Decrease
Item 1 18% -45% 3% -5%
Item 2 21% -19% 5% -6%

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 7-1. Summary Statistics for Most Recent and Previous Data Submissions From the 512 Trending Hospitals. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab7-1-2.html