Table C-16. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Number of Events Reported by RespondentsDatabase YearGeographic Region
Mid- Atlantic/ New EnglandSouth Atlantic/ Associated AreasEast
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
MountainPacific/ Associated Areas
# HospitalsBoth Years37921284058674743
# RespondentsMost Recent22,43653,23766,13614,87911,11930,77626,63225,491
Previous19,59446,40658,63514,7759,17530,19923,49522,874
No eventsMost Recent53%57%53%57%49%57%56%54%
Previous55%58%54%59%48%58%57%54%
Change-2%-1%-1%-2%1%-1%-1%0%
1 to 2 eventsMost Recent27%27%29%25%28%26%27%27%
Previous25%26%28%24%27%25%26%27%
Change2%1%1%1%1%1%1%0%
3 to 5 eventsMost Recent12%11%12%11%14%11%12%12%
Previous12%10%12%10%15%11%11%12%
Change0%1%0%1%-1%0%1%0%
6 to 10 eventsMost Recent4%4%4%4%5%4%4%4%
Previous5%4%4%4%6%4%4%4%
Change-1%0%0%0%-1%0%0%0%
11 to 20 eventsMost Recent2%1%1%2%2%1%1%2%
Previous2%1%2%2%3%1%1%2%
Change0%0%-1%0%-1%0%0%0%
21 events or moreMost Recent1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%
Previous2%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%
Change-1%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%

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

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table C-16. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region: 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/hosp11tabc16.html