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

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report

Number of Events Reported by RespondentsWork Area/Unit
Anesthes- iologyEmer- gencyICU (any type)LabMedicineObstet- ricsPediat- ricsPhar- macyPsych/ Mental HlthRadiol- ogyRehabili-
tation
Surgery
174
Hosp- itals
842
Hosp- itals
723
Hosp- itals
823
Hosp- itals
884
Hosp- itals
635
Hosp- itals
332
Hosp- itals
706
Hosp- itals
402
Hosp- itals
868
Hosp- itals
727
Hosp- itals
888
Hosp- itals
3,086
Respon-
dents
29,862
Respon-
dents
36,120
Respon-
dents
25,391
Respon-
dents
62,449
Respon-
dents
23,709
Respon-
dents
16,602
Respon-
dents
15,154
Respon-
dents
15,393
Respon-
dents
29,929
Respon-
dents
17,863
Respon-
dents
51,857
Respon-
dents
No events56%48%36%46%42%46%45%46%51%56%60%47%
1 to 2 events31%31%39%26%32%35%35%20%26%32%30%32%
3 to 5 events10%13%17%14%18%13%14%15%15%9%7%14%
6 to 10 events3%5%5%7%6%4%4%9%6%3%2%5%
11 to 20 events1%2%2%4%2%1%1%6%2%1%0%2%
21 events 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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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-4. Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Work Area/Unit: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabb4.html