Table D-8. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Number of Events Reported by RespondentsDatabase YearStaff Position

Admin/
Mgmt

Attending
Physician/
Resident/
PA or
NP

Dietitian

Pat. Care
Asst/
Aide/
Care
Partner

Pharm-
acist

RN/
LVN/
LPN

Tech
(EKG, Lab,
Radiol)

Therapist
(Respir,
Phys, Occup,
Speech)

Unit
Asst/
Clerk/
Secretary

# HospitalsBoth Years40517866312172502385326377
# RespondentsMost Recent18,49511,98770911,8963,17883,72223,34510,26814,881
Previous17,23313,39976611,9022,46471,92219,7308,69812,253
No eventsMost Recent50%61%80%77%29%32%57%60%83%
Previous47%62%68%78%31%35%58%62%80%
Change3%-1%12%-1%-2%-3%-1%-2%3%
1 to 2 eventsMost Recent22%27%14%18%23%39%28%31%13%
Previous23%26%16%17%24%36%28%29%15%
Change-1%1%-2%1%-1%3%0%2%-2%
3 to 5 eventsMost Recent15%8%4%3%22%20%9%6%3%
Previous15%8%6%3%18%19%9%6%4%
Change0%0%-2%0%4%1%0%0%-1%
6 to 10 eventsMost Recent7%2%0%1%12%7%3%2%1%
Previous7%3%5%1%14%7%3%2%1%
Change0%-1%-5%0%-2%0%0%0%0%
11 to 20 eventsMost Recent4%1%1%0%7%2%1%0%0%
Previous4%1%3%0%7%2%1%0%0%
Change0%0%-2%0%0%0%0%0%0%
21 event reports or moreMost Recent3%1%0%0%7%1%1%0%0%
Previous3%1%3%0%6%1%1%0%0%
Change0%0%-3%0%1%0%0%0%0%

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

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Current as of April 2011
Internet Citation: Table D-8. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position: 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/hosp11tabd8.html