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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of survey respondents

From: Strategies to promote reporting of Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) measures: a pilot survey of anesthesia department leaders

  Respondents, N (%) 2006 AHA sample, N (%) Pvalue
SCIP participation 408 (96.9%) -  
Region    <0.0001
   Northeast 140 (33.9) 296 (20.9)  
   South 117 (28.3) 548 (38.7)  
   Midwest 93 (22.5) 317 (22.4)  
   West 63 (15.2) 254 (18.0)  
Hospital location    <0.0001
   Rural 47 (11.7) 17 (1.2)  
Hospital ownership    0.003
   Non-profit* 316 (75.2) 1,003 (70.0)  
   For profit 45 (10.7) 177 (12.4)  
   VA 16 (3.8) 63 (4.4)  
   Other governmental 43 (10.2) 189 (13.2)  
Hospital size    0.07
   Over 500 beds 97 (23.4) 277 (19.3)  
   Under 500 beds 318 (76.6) 1,155 (80.7)  
  1. *Includes 86 respondents indicating ‘university-affiliated hospital’. SCIP, Surgical Care Improvement Project.