Table 3-4. Distribution of Database Hospitals and Respondents by Region

2008 Comparative Database Report

(Compared to AHA-registered U.S. Hospitals)

RegionAHA-registered U.S. Hospitals2008 Database
2008 Database
Mid Atlantic/New England87814%326%10,79611%
South Atlantic96315%8917%17,87018%
East North Central90514%11322%34,71525%
East South Central5349%296%6,9825%
West North Central79413%9218%17,41812%
West South Central1,06317%377%10,2237%

*Note: States are categorized into AHA-defined regions as follows:

Mid Atlantic/New EnglandNY, NJ, PA, ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT
South AtlanticDE, MD, DC, VA, WV, NC, SC, GA, FL
West North CentralMN, IA, MO, ND, SD, NE, KS
West South CentralAR, LA, OK, TX
East North CentralOH, IN, IL, MI, WI
East South CentralKY, TN, AL, MS
MountainMT, ID, WY, CO, NM, AZ, UT, NV
PacificWA, OR, CA, AK, HI

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Page last reviewed March 2008
Internet Citation: Table 3-4. Distribution of Database Hospitals and Respondents by Region: 2008 Comparative Database Report. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.