Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report

Table 7-5. Geographic Region—Distribution of 2014 Trending and Nontrending Hospitals

Region Trending Hospitals Nonrending Hospitals AHA-Registered U.S. Hospitals
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Mid-Atlantic / New England 48 13% 46 15% 834 13%
South Atlantic / Associated Territories 71 20% 63 21% 1,009 16%
East North Central 115 32% 47 16% 916 15%
East South Central 40 11% 15 5% 521 8%
West North Central 11 3% 37 13% 799 13%
West South Central 37 10% 33 11% 1,079 17%
Mountain 13 4% 4 1% 508 8%
Pacific / Associated Territories 24 7% 49 17% 651 10%
Total 359 100% 294 100% 6,317 100%

 

Note: Mid-Atlantic and New England regions are combined here. Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.

States and territories are categorized into AHA-defined regions as follows:

  • Mid-Atlantic/New England: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT.
  • South Atlantic/Associated Territories: DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands.
  • 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.

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Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table 7-5. Geographic Region—Distribution of 2014 Trending and Nontrending Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14table7-5.html