Table D-12.

Trending: 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
203 Hospitals Both Years198 Hospitals Both Years
48,941 Most Recent Respondents15,100 Most Recent Respondents
7,300 Previous Respondents2,079 Previous Respondents
No eventsMost Recent48%69%
Previous49%71%
Change-1%-2%
1 to 2 eventsMost Recent31%16%
Previous29%15%
Change2%1%
3 to 5 eventsMost Recent14%7%
Previous14%7%
Change0%0%
6 to 10 eventsMost Recent5%3%
Previous5%4%
Change0%-1%
11 to 20 eventsMost Recent2%2%
Previous2%2%
Change0%0%
21 event reports or moreMost Recent1%2%
Previous1%2%
Change0%0%

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 D-12. : Trending: 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/tabd-12.html