Table 1-2. Distribution of AHRQ Database Medical Offices (2012) Compared With U.S. Economic Census (2007) and NAMCS (2005-2006) Data by Region

2012 User Comparative Database Report: Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Census RegionAHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture Database Medical Offices (2012)U.S. Economic Census, Offices of Physicians (2007)NAMCS Office-Based Medical Practices (2005-2006)
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
South33135%84,42438%60,70037%
Northeast12814%44,60520%36,30022%
Midwest42546%38,95118%30,10018%
West505%52,15124%36,60022%
Total934100%220,131100%163,700100%

Note: Column percent totals may not add to exactly 100 percent because of rounding.

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Internet Citation: Table 1-2. Distribution of AHRQ Database Medical Offices (2012) Compared With U.S. Economic Census (2007) and NAMCS (2005-2006) Data by Region: 2012 User Comparative Database Report: Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mosurv12tab1-2.html