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

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 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 Years511121675370885257
# RespondentsMost Recent43,44271,39886,93919,66820,07339,07931,24737,690
Previous33,19763,78277,12820,03318,21236,69825,23532,579
No eventsMost Recent55%57%54%56%51%59%55%55%
Previous53%57%52%54%49%58%56%53%
Change2%0%2%2%2%1%-1%2%
1 to 2 eventsMost Recent26%26%28%26%28%25%28%27%
Previous26%26%29%27%28%26%26%28%
Change0%0%-1%-1%0%-1%2%-1%
3 to 5 eventsMost Recent12%11%11%11%13%10%12%12%
Previous12%11%12%12%14%11%12%11%
Change0%0%-1%-1%-1%-1%0%1%
6 to 10 eventsMost Recent4%3%4%4%5%4%4%4%
Previous5%4%4%4%6%4%4%5%
Change-1%-1%0%0%-1%0%0%-1%
11 to 20 eventsMost Recent2%1%1%2%2%1%1%1%
Previous2%1%1%2%2%1%1%2%
Change0%0%0%0%0%0%0%-1%
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: States and territories are categorized into AHA-defined regions as follows: Mid-Atlantic: NJ, NY, PA; New England: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT; South Atlantic/Associated Territories: DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV, Puerto Rico (PR), Virgin Islands (VI); East North Central: IL, IN, MI, OH, WI; East South Central: AL, KY, MS, TN; West North Central: IA, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD; West South Central: AR, LA, OK, TX; Mountain: AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY; Pacific/Associated Territories: AK, CA, HI, OR, WA, American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands.

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

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table C-16. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region: 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/hosp12tabc16.html