2012 User Comparative Database Report

Table 4-1. Distribution of Database Respondents by Work Area/Unit

Work Area/Unit 2012 Database Respondents
Number Percent
Other 159,889 30%
Medicine 62,688 12%
Surgery 52,072 10%
Many different hospital units/No specific unit 44,024 8%
Intensive care unit (any type) 36,402 7%
Radiology 30,215 6%
Emergency 30,111 6%
Laboratory 25,705 5%
Obstetrics 23,917 4%
Rehabilitation 18,293 3%
Pediatrics 16,976 3%
Pharmacy 15,725 3%
Psychiatry/mental health 15,600 3%
Anesthesiology 3,538 1%
Total 535,155 101%
Missing: Did not answer or were not asked the question 32,548  
Overall total 567,703  

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

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 4-1. Distribution of Database Respondents by Work Area/Unit. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tab4-1.html