2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Number of Events Reported by Respondents Database Year Geographic Region
Mid- Atlantic/ New England South Atlantic/ Associated Areas East
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
Mountain Pacific/ Associated Areas
# Hospitals Both Years 37 92 128 40 58 67 47 43
# Respondents Most Recent 22,436 53,237 66,136 14,879 11,119 30,776 26,632 25,491
Previous 19,594 46,406 58,635 14,775 9,175 30,199 23,495 22,874
No events Most Recent 53% 57% 53% 57% 49% 57% 56% 54%
Previous 55% 58% 54% 59% 48% 58% 57% 54%
Change -2% -1% -1% -2% 1% -1% -1% 0%
1 to 2 events Most Recent 27% 27% 29% 25% 28% 26% 27% 27%
Previous 25% 26% 28% 24% 27% 25% 26% 27%
Change 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
3 to 5 events Most Recent 12% 11% 12% 11% 14% 11% 12% 12%
Previous 12% 10% 12% 10% 15% 11% 11% 12%
Change 0% 1% 0% 1% -1% 0% 1% 0%
6 to 10 events Most Recent 4% 4% 4% 4% 5% 4% 4% 4%
Previous 5% 4% 4% 4% 6% 4% 4% 4%
Change -1% 0% 0% 0% -1% 0% 0% 0%
11 to 20 events Most Recent 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Previous 2% 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2%
Change 0% 0% -1% 0% -1% 0% 0% 0%
21 events or more Most Recent 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 2% 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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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table C-16. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabc16.html