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

Table C-12. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region—2014 Database Hospitals

Number of Events Reported by Respondents Database Year Geographic Region
Mid- Atlantic / New England South Atlantic East
North
Central
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
West
South
Central
Mountain Pacific
# Hospitals Both Years 48 71 115 40 11 37 13 24
# Respondents Most Recent 52,806 54,061 79,951 17,354 8,044 16,025 9,924 15,543
Previous 51,283 41,930 68,640 17,164 4,927 13,267 8,067 15,115
No events Most Recent 57% 58% 54% 56% 54% 62% 52% 49%
Previous 57% 57% 54% 56% 49% 58% 51% 48%
Change 0% 1% 0% 0% 5% 4% 1% 1%
1 to 2 events Most Recent 24% 26% 29% 26% 31% 24% 27% 28%
Previous 24% 26% 29% 25% 31% 25% 29% 29%
Change 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% -1% -2% -1%
3 to 5 events Most Recent 12% 10% 11% 12% 11% 10% 13% 14%
Previous 12% 11% 11% 12% 14% 10% 13% 15%
Change 0% -1% 0% 0% -3% 0% 0% -1%
6 to 10 events Most Recent 4% 3% 3% 5% 3% 3% 5% 5%
Previous 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 5% 5%
Change 0% -1% -1% 1% -1% -1% 0% 0%
11 to 20 events Most Recent 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2%
Previous 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
21 events or more Most Recent 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Previous 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

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Current as of March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table C-12. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Geographic Region—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tablec-12.html