2012 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 51 112 167 53 70 88 52 57
# Respondents Most Recent 43,442 71,398 86,939 19,668 20,073 39,079 31,247 37,690
Previous 33,197 63,782 77,128 20,033 18,212 36,698 25,235 32,579
No events Most Recent 55% 57% 54% 56% 51% 59% 55% 55%
Previous 53% 57% 52% 54% 49% 58% 56% 53%
Change 2% 0% 2% 2% 2% 1% -1% 2%
1 to 2 events Most Recent 26% 26% 28% 26% 28% 25% 28% 27%
Previous 26% 26% 29% 27% 28% 26% 26% 28%
Change 0% 0% -1% -1% 0% -1% 2% -1%
3 to 5 events Most Recent 12% 11% 11% 11% 13% 10% 12% 12%
Previous 12% 11% 12% 12% 14% 11% 12% 11%
Change 0% 0% -1% -1% -1% -1% 0% 1%
6 to 10 events Most Recent 4% 3% 4% 4% 5% 4% 4% 4%
Previous 5% 4% 4% 4% 6% 4% 4% 5%
Change -1% -1% 0% 0% -1% 0% 0% -1%
11 to 20 events Most Recent 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% -1%
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: 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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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table C-16. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabc16.html