Table B-4.

Percent of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months

2008 Comparative Database Report

Number of Events
Reported by
Respondents
Work Area/Unit
Anesthe-
siology
Emer-
gency
ICU
(any type)
LabMedicineObstetricsPediatr.Pharm.Psych/
Mental Health
Radi-
ology
Rehabil-
itation
Surgery
135
Hospi-
tals
405
Hospi-
tals
313
Hospi-
tals
443
Hospi-
tals
433
Hospi-
tals
269
Hospi-
tals
183
Hospi-
tals
375
Hospi-
tals
174
Hospi-
tals
449
Hospi-
tals
385
Hospi-
tals
417
Hospi-
tals
1,115
Respon-
dents
7,846
Respon-
dents
9,845
Respon-
dents
7,740
Respon-
dents
13,228
Respon-
dents
5,800
Respon-
dents
4,044
Respon-
dents
4,159
Respon-
dents
3,308
Respon-
dents
8,439
Respon-
dents
5,708
Respon-
dents
14,327
Respon-
dents
No events57%45%32%48%38%42%46%40%49%54%56%46%
1 to 2 events29%32%37%29%32%38%34%18%28%32%32%32%
3 to 5 events8%14%23%12%20%14%16%16%13%11%8%15%
6 to 10 events4%6%6%6%7%4%3%11%7%2%2%5%
11 to 20 events1%3%2%2%3%1%1%7%2%1%1%1%
21 event reports
or more
1%1%0%2%1%0%0%8%1%0%0%1%

Note: ICU = Intensive Care Unit; Pediatr. = Pediatrics; Pharm. = Pharmacy.

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

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table B-4. : 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/tableb4.html