Fast Facts on U.S. Hospitals - 2017 Pie Charts

The Fast Facts 2017 data visualizations below utilize a sample dataset from the 2015 AHA Annual Survey. Full data are published in AHA Hospital Statistics, 2017 edition.

Number of U.S. Hospitals by Type

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Community Hospitals by Ownership Type

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Community Hospitals: Rural vs. Urban

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Community Hospitals: System Affiliated vs. Independent

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