Table 6-6.

Percent of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months

2008 Database Comparative Report

Number of Events Reported by RespondentsNo. of hospitals &
No. of respondents
Average
Percent
s.d.Percent of Response
Min10th
Percentile
25th
Percentile
50th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
90th
Percentile
Max
No eventsH = 518
N = 77,381
52%11.36%5%38%46%52%59%65%96%
1 to 2 eventsH = 518
N = 39,542
28%6.86%4%21%23%28%31%36%63%
3 to 5 eventsH = 518
N = 17,597
13%5.44%0%6%9%12%15%20%41%
6 to 10 eventsH = 518
N = 6,181
5%3.14%0%2%3%4%6%9%27%
11 to 20 eventsH = 518
N = 2,412
2%2.00%0%0%1%1%3%4%17%
21 event reports or moreH = 518
N = 1,517
1%1.40%0%0%0%1%2%3%15%

Key: H = hospitals; N = respondents.

Note: Average totals in the table may not sum to exactly 100% due to rounding of decimals.

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table 6-6. : Percent of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/table6-6.html