Table B-8. Average Percent Distribution of Event Reports in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Number of Events Reported by Respon- dentsStaff Position
Admin/ MgmtAttending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NPDietitianPat. Care Asst/ Aide/ Care PartnerPharmacistRN/ LVN/ LPNTech (EKG, Lab, Radiol)Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech)Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
730 Hospitals359 Hospitals144 Hospitals610 Hospitals334 Hospitals862 Hospitals720 Hospitals655 Hospitals671 Hospitals
23,661 Respon- dents14,519 Respon- dents1,364 Respon- dents17,846 Respon- dents4,777 Respon- dents114,973 Respon- dents34,657 Respon- dents15,934 Respon- dents20,782 Respon- dents
No events48%62%80%75%28%30%57%59%80%
1 to 2 events22%26%14%19%24%39%28%32%14%
3 to 5 events16%8%3%4%21%21%9%7%4%
6 to 10 events8%3%2%1%14%7%3%2%1%
11 to 20 events4%1%0%0%7%2%1%1%0%
21 event reports or more3%1%0%0%6%1%1%0%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 March 2010
Internet Citation: Table B-8. Average Percent Distribution of Event Reports in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position: 2010 User Comparative Database Report. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2010/tabb8.html