Table 6-6.

Average Distribution of Number of Events Reported in the Past 12 Months—2009 Database Comparative Results

2009 Comparative Database Report 

Number of Events Reported by RespondentsNo. Hospitals &
No. Respondents
Average
Percent
s.d.Percentage of Responses
Min10th
Percentile
25th
Percentile
50th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
90th
Percentile
Max
No eventsH = 621
N = 97,624
52%10.99%5%39%46%53%59%65%96%
1 to 2 eventsH = 621
N = 48,996
28%6.67%4%21%24%27%31%36%63%
3 to 5 eventsH = 621
N = 21,330
13%5.19%0%7%9%12%15%20%41%
6 to 10 eventsH = 621
N = 7,321
4%2.960%2%3%4%6%8%27%
11 to 20 eventsH = 621
N = 2,744
2%1.88%0%0%1%1%2%4%17%
21 event reports or moreH = 621
N = 1,807
1%1.34%0%0%0%1%1%3%15%

Key: H = hospitals; N = respondents.

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6-6. : Average Distribution of Number of Events Reported in the Past 12 Months—2009 Database Comparative Results. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/tab6-6.html