2012 User Comparative Database Report

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

Number of Events Reported by
Respondents
Database
Year
Work Area/Unit
Anes-
thesi-
ology
Emer-
gency
ICU
(any
type)
Lab Med-
icine
Obstet-
rics
Pedia-
trics
Phar-
macy
Psych/
Mentl
Hlth
Radi-
ology
Reha-
bili-
tation
Surg-
ery
# Hospitals Both Years 75 446 392 415 476 315 176 345 180 434 353 455
# Respondents Most Recent 1,646 17,629 22,370 14,201 38,021 13,427 10,501 8,204 6,817 16,255 9,750 28,433
Previous 2,721 14,486 19,550 12,177 28,629 11,708 9,623 7,263 5,536 14,735 9,192 24,749
No events Most Recent 54% 49% 36% 46% 43% 45% 47% 45% 51% 56% 61% 47%
Previous 57% 48% 37% 49% 41% 42% 46% 47% 47% 56% 58% 47%
Change -3% 1% -1% -3% 2% 3% 1% -2% 4% 0% 3% 0%
1 to 2 events Most Recent 31% 30% 39% 26% 32% 36% 33% 20% 26% 31% 30% 32%
Previous 28% 31% 37% 26% 32% 36% 32% 20% 29% 31% 31% 31%
Change 3% -1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% -3% 0% -1% 1%
3 to 5 events Most Recent 11% 13% 17% 14% 18% 14% 14% 16% 15% 9% 7% 14%
Previous 11% 13% 17% 13% 18% 15% 16% 15% 16% 10% 8% 15%
Change 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% -1% -2% 1% -1% -1% -1% -1%
6 to 10 events Most Recent 3% 5% 5% 7% 5% 4% 4% 9% 6% 3% 2% 5%
Previous 2% 5% 6% 6% 6% 5% 4% 8% 6% 3% 2% 5%
Change 1% 0% -1% 1% -1% -1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
11 to 20 events Most Recent 1% 2% 2% 4% 2% 1% 1% 5% 2% 1% 0% 2%
Previous 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2% 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Change 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% -1% 0% 0% 0% 0% -1% 0%
21 events or more Most Recent 0% 1% 1% 3% 1% 0% 0% 5% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Previous 0% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 1% 4% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Change 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% -1% -1% 1% 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 D-4. Trending: 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/hosp12tabd4.html