Table C-12.

Trending: Average Distribution of Number of Events Reported in the Past 12 Months by Respondent Interaction With Patients

2008 Comparative Database Report

Number of Events ReportedRespondent Interaction with Patients
With
direct interaction
Without
direct interaction
97 Hospitals both years92 Hospitals both years
13,063 Most Recent
Respondents
3,179 Most Recent
Respondents
12,254 Previous
Respondents
2,933 Previous
Respondents
No eventsMost Recent48%70%
Previous51%72%
Change-3%-2%
1 to 2 eventsMost Recent30%17%
Previous27%16%
Change3%1%
3 to 5 eventsMost Recent14%6%
Previous14%6%
Change0%0%
6 to 10 eventsMost Recent5%3%
Previous4%3%
Change1%0%
11 to 20 eventsMost Recent3%2%
Previous2%1%
Change1%1%
21 event reports or moreMost Recent1%2%
Previous1%2%
Change0%0%

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table C-12.: Trending: Average Distribution of Number of Events Reported in the Past 12 Months by Respondent Interaction With Patients. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/tablec12.html