Executive Summary

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

Census Region AHRQ 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)
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
South 331 35% 84,424 38% 60,700 37%
Northeast 128 14% 44,605 20% 36,300 22%
Midwest 425 46% 38,951 18% 30,100 18%
West 50 5% 52,151 24% 36,600 22%
Total 934 100% 220,131 100% 163,700 100%

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. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mosurv12tab1-2.html