Table B-4. Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Work Area/Unit

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Number of Events Reported by RespondentsWork Area/Unit
Anesthesi- ologyEmer- gencyICU (any type)LabMedicineObstet- ricsPediat- ricsPhar- macyPsych/ Mental HlthRadiol- ogyRehabili- tationSur- gery
141 Hosp- itals758 Hosp- itals654 Hosp- itals739 Hosp- itals791 Hosp- itals567 Hosp- itals318 Hosp- itals630 Hosp- itals349 Hosp- itals758 Hosp- itals670 Hosp- itals816 Hosp- itals
2,592 Respon- dents23,419 Respon- dents30,407 Respon- dents20,761 Respon- dents48,835 Respon- dents19,486 Respon- dents14,862 Respon- dents12,651 Respon- dents12,097 Respon- dents12,097 Respon- dents16,044 Respon- dents42,143 Respon- dents
No events57%48%37%46%41%44%44%45%52%55%58%46%
1 to 2 events29%31%37%28%32%37%35%20%25%32%31%32%
3 to 5 events10%14%18%13%18%14%15%16%14%9%8%15%
6 to 10 events2%5%5%6%6%4%4%9%6%3%2%5%
11 to 20 events1%2%2%4%2%1%1%6%2%1%1%2%
21 event reports or more0%1%1%3%1%0%0%5%1%0%0%1%

Note: Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.

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Internet Citation: Table B-4. Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Work Area/Unit: 2011 User Comparative Database Report. April 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabb4.html