2012 User Comparative Database Report

Tables 7-2 and 7-2

Table 7-1. Summary Statistics for Most Recent and Previous Data Submissions From the 650 Trending Hospitals

Summary Statistic Most Recent Survey
Administration
Previous Survey
Administration
Total number of respondents 349,536 306,864
Number of completed surveys per hospital Average: 538
Range: 12-8,725
Average: 472
Range: 10-5,045
Hospital response rate Average: 54%
Range: 4-100%
Average: 52%
Range: 3-100%
Number of hospitals (out of 650) that administered the survey to all staff, or a sample of all staff, from all departments
 
595 (92%) 543 (84%)

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Table 7-2a. Example 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. Example 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 December 2012
Internet Citation: Tables 7-2 and 7-2. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tab7-1-2.html