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

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

Number of Events Reported by RespondentsStaff Position
Admin/
Mgmt
Attending/ Physician/ Resident/ PA or NPDietitianPat. Care Asst/ Aide/ Care PartnerPharmacistRN/ LVN/ LPNTech (EKG, Lab, Radiol)Therapist (Respir, Phys, Occup, Speech)Unit Asst/ Clerk/ Secretary
975
Hospitals
543
Hospitals
227
Hospitals
842
Hospitals
541
Hospitals
1,109
Hospitals
971
Hospitals
897
Hospitals
928
Hospitals
41,700
Respon-
dents
29,162
Respon-
dents
2,334
Respon-
dents
29,213
Respon-
dents
9,454
Respon-
dents
191,381
Respon-
dents
58,335
Respon-
dents
24,776
Respon-
dents
34,414
Respon-
dents
No events49%63%79%77%29%32%59%61%83%
1 to 2 events21%26%14%18%24%39%27%30%12%
3 to 5 events15%8%4%3%20%20%9%6%3%
6 to 10 events8%2%2%1%13%6%3%2%1%
11 to 20 events4%1%1%0%8%2%1%1%0%
21 events or more3%0%0%0%6%1%1%0%0%

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

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Page last reviewed December 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-8. Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position: 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/hosp12tabb8.html