2012 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
Anesthes- iology Emer- gency ICU (any type) Lab Medicine Obstet- rics Pediat- rics Phar- macy Psych/ Mental Hlth Radiol- ogy Rehabili-
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 events 56% 48% 36% 46% 42% 46% 45% 46% 51% 56% 60% 47%
1 to 2 events 31% 31% 39% 26% 32% 35% 35% 20% 26% 32% 30% 32%
3 to 5 events 10% 13% 17% 14% 18% 13% 14% 15% 15% 9% 7% 14%
6 to 10 events 3% 5% 5% 7% 6% 4% 4% 9% 6% 3% 2% 5%
11 to 20 events 1% 2% 2% 4% 2% 1% 1% 6% 2% 1% 0% 2%
21 events 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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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-4. Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Work Area/Unit. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabb4.html