Tables 2-1a-2-b. Overall Statistics for the 2012 Database Participating Hospitals

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report

Overall StatisticRetained From the 2011 Database Submitted for the 2012 DatabaseTotal 2012 Database
Number of hospitals5086201,128
Number of individual survey respondents263,543304,160567,703

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Table 2-1b. Statistics for Nontrending and Trending Hospitals in 2012 Database

Overall StatisticNontrending
(Submitted Once) 
Trending
(Submitted More Than Once) 
Total 2012 Database
Number of hospitals4786501,128
Number of individual survey respondents218,167349,536567,703

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Table 2-2. Summary Statistics for 2012 Database Participating Hospitals

Summary StatisticAverageMinimumMaximum
Number of completed surveys per hospital503128,725
Number of surveys administered per hospital1,1821513,000
Hospital response rate53%4%100%

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Table 2-3. Survey Administration Statistics

Survey Administration Mode2012 Database

Hospitals
2012 Database
Respondents
NumberPercentNumberPercent
Paper only23921%55,19410%
Web only74666%424,36675%
Both paper and Web14313%88,14316%
Total1,128100%567,703101%

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

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Table 2-4. Average Hospital Response Rate by Mode

Survey Administration ModeAverage Hospital Response Rate
Paper only61%
Web only51%
Both Web and paper49%

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Table 2-5. Types of Staff or Work Areas/Units Surveyed

Types of Staff or Work Areas/Units Surveyed2012 Database

Hospitals
2012 Database
Respondents
NumberPercentNumberPercent
All staff, or a sample of all staff, from all work areas/units1,01490%533,91594%
Selected staff only636%18,9183%
Selected work areas/units only313%7,1371%
Selected staff and selected work areas/units202%7,7331%
Total1,128101%567,70399%

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

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Tables 2-1a-2-b. Overall Statistics for the 2012 Database Participating Hospitals: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tab2-1.html