Table B-12.

Average Percent Distribution of Number of Events Reported in the Past 12 Months by Interaction With Patients

2009 Comparative Database Report

Number of Events Reported by RespondentsInteraction With Patients
WITH direct interactionWITHOUT direct interaction
614 Hospitals596 Hospitals
143,052 Respondents43,658 Respondents
No events48%68%
1 to 2 events31%16%
3 to 5 events14%8%
6 to 10 events5%4%
11 to 20 events2%2%
21 event reports or more1%2%

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

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table B-12.: Average Percent Distribution of Number of Events Reported in the Past 12 Months by Interaction With Patients. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/tabb-12.html