2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Number of Events Reported by Respon- dents Database Year Work Area/Unit
Anesthes- iology Emer- gency ICU (any type) Lab Medicine Obstet- rics Pediat- rics Phar- macy Psych/ Mental Hlth Radiol- ogy Rehabili- tation Surgery
# Hospitals Both Years 61 348 289 324 374 244 139 254 140 328 264 343
# Respondents Most Recent 1,184 11,928 15,340 10,090 25,902 10,229 8,091 6,082 4,613 11,787 7,575 19,085
Previous 2,565 10,545 13,041 8,994 18,970 8,598 6,976 5,239 3,545 10,797 6,526 16,851
No events Most Recent 55% 48% 39% 46% 43% 45% 47% 45% 51% 57% 58% 46%
Previous 57% 48% 38% 51% 42% 43% 47% 50% 46% 58% 60% 48%
Change -2% 0% 1% -5% 1% 2% 0% -5% 5% -1% -2% -2%
1 to 2 events Most Recent 32% 31% 37% 28% 32% 36% 32% 20% 26% 31% 32% 32%
Previous 29% 30% 37% 25% 31% 33% 30% 20% 29% 29% 29% 30%
Change 3% 1% 0% 3% 1% 3% 2% 0% -3% 2% 3% 2%
3 to 5 events Most Recent 10% 13% 16% 14% 17% 14% 15% 17% 14% 8% 7% 14%
Previous 10% 14% 16% 12% 17% 14% 16% 13% 16% 9% 8% 15%
Change 0% -1% 0% 2% 0% 0% -1% 4% -2% -1% -1% -1%
6 to 10 events Most Recent 2% 5% 5% 6% 6% 4% 4% 9% 6% 3% 2% 5%
Previous 2% 5% 6% 6% 6% 6% 4% 9% 6% 3% 2% 5%
Change 0% 0% -1% 0% 0% -2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
11 to 20 events Most Recent 0% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Previous 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2% 1% 4% 2% 1% 0% 2%
Change -1% 0% 0% 0% 0% -1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0%
21 event reports or more Most Recent 0% 1% 1% 3% 1% 0% 0% 5% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Previous 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 4% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Change -1% 0% 0% 1% 0% -2% -1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table D-4. Trending: 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/hosp11tabd4.html