Table C-8.

Trending: Average Distribution of Number of Events Reported in the Past 12 Months by Respondent Staff Position

2008 Comparative Database Report

Number of Events ReportedStaff Position
Admin/
Mgmt
Attending/
Physician/
Resident/
PA or NP
DieticianPat Care
Asst/Aide/
Care Partner
PharmacistRN/LVN/
LPN
Technician
(EKG,
Lab,
Radiology)
Therapist
(Respiratory,
Phys,
Occup,
Speech)
Unit Asst/
Clerk/
Secretary
92
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
53
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
27
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
58
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
41
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
98
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
70
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
66
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
89
Hospi-
tals
both yrs
1,201
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
1,656
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
117
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
1,160
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
297
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
7,452
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
2,113
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
891
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
1,270
Most
Recent
Respon-
dents
1,046
Previous
Respon-
dents
1,118
Previous
Respon-
dents
83
Previous
Respon-
dents
1,062
Previous
Respon-
dents
235
Previous
Respon-
dents
6,560
Previous
Respon-
dents
1,513
Previous
Respon-
dents
814
Previous
Respon-
dents
1,105
Previous
Respon-
dents
No eventsMost Recent47%65%71%75%19%28%55%63%77%
Previous50%69%69%70%31%30%55%57%81%
Change-3%-4%2%5%-12%-2%0%6%-4%
1 to 2 eventsMost Recent24%25%21%17%23%36%31%26%18%
Previous23%21%18%23%13%36%29%33%15%
Change1%4%3%-6%10%0%2%-7%3%
3 to 5 eventsMost Recent13%6%4%7%16%22%31%26%18%
Previous15%4%6%6%15%22%29%33%15%
Change-2%2%-2%1%1%0%2%-7%3%
6 to 10 eventsMost Recent11%3%4%1%13%9%2%2%1%
Previous5%1%4%1%13%7%3%27%1%
Change6%2%0%0%0%2%-1%0%0%
11 to 20 eventsMost Recent3%0%0%0%16%5%1%1%0%
Previous5%3%0%0%14%4%1%0%0%
Change-2%-3%0%0%2%1%0%1%0%
21 event
reports or more
Most Recent2%0%0%0%13%1%1%1%0%
Previous2%2%4%0%14%1%0%0%0%
Change0%-2%-4%0%-1%0%1%1%0%

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 C-8.: Trending: Average Distribution of Number of Events Reported in the Past 12 Months by Respondent Staff Position. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/tablec8.html