2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Number of Events Reported by Respondents Work Area/Unit
Anesthesi- ology Emer- gency ICU (any type) Lab Medicine Obstet- rics Pediat- rics Phar- macy Psych/ Mental Hlth Radiol- ogy Rehabili- tation Sur- gery
141 Hosp- itals 758 Hosp- itals 654 Hosp- itals 739 Hosp- itals 791 Hosp- itals 567 Hosp- itals 318 Hosp- itals 630 Hosp- itals 349 Hosp- itals 758 Hosp- itals 670 Hosp- itals 816 Hosp- itals
2,592 Respon- dents 23,419 Respon- dents 30,407 Respon- dents 20,761 Respon- dents 48,835 Respon- dents 19,486 Respon- dents 14,862 Respon- dents 12,651 Respon- dents 12,097 Respon- dents 12,097 Respon- dents 16,044 Respon- dents 42,143 Respon- dents
No events 57% 48% 37% 46% 41% 44% 44% 45% 52% 55% 58% 46%
1 to 2 events 29% 31% 37% 28% 32% 37% 35% 20% 25% 32% 31% 32%
3 to 5 events 10% 14% 18% 13% 18% 14% 15% 16% 14% 9% 8% 15%
6 to 10 events 2% 5% 5% 6% 6% 4% 4% 9% 6% 3% 2% 5%
11 to 20 events 1% 2% 2% 4% 2% 1% 1% 6% 2% 1% 1% 2%
21 event reports or more 0% 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. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabb4.html