2011 User Comparative Database Report

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

Number of Events Reported by Respondents Database Year Staff 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

# Hospitals Both Years 405 178 66 312 172 502 385 326 377
# Respondents Most Recent 18,495 11,987 709 11,896 3,178 83,722 23,345 10,268 14,881
Previous 17,233 13,399 766 11,902 2,464 71,922 19,730 8,698 12,253
No events Most Recent 50% 61% 80% 77% 29% 32% 57% 60% 83%
Previous 47% 62% 68% 78% 31% 35% 58% 62% 80%
Change 3% -1% 12% -1% -2% -3% -1% -2% 3%
1 to 2 events Most Recent 22% 27% 14% 18% 23% 39% 28% 31% 13%
Previous 23% 26% 16% 17% 24% 36% 28% 29% 15%
Change -1% 1% -2% 1% -1% 3% 0% 2% -2%
3 to 5 events Most Recent 15% 8% 4% 3% 22% 20% 9% 6% 3%
Previous 15% 8% 6% 3% 18% 19% 9% 6% 4%
Change 0% 0% -2% 0% 4% 1% 0% 0% -1%
6 to 10 events Most Recent 7% 2% 0% 1% 12% 7% 3% 2% 1%
Previous 7% 3% 5% 1% 14% 7% 3% 2% 1%
Change 0% -1% -5% 0% -2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
11 to 20 events Most Recent 4% 1% 1% 0% 7% 2% 1% 0% 0%
Previous 4% 1% 3% 0% 7% 2% 1% 0% 0%
Change 0% 0% -2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
21 event reports or more Most Recent 3% 1% 0% 0% 7% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Previous 3% 1% 3% 0% 6% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Change 0% 0% -3% 0% 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-8. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tabd8.html