2012 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 539 259 82 430 239 637 504 447 504
# Respondents Most Recent 26,025 17,836 942 16,746 4,525 116,413 33,120 14,089 20,964
Previous 23,291 17,287 972 16,268 3,727 102,902 27,402 12,509 16,846
No events Most Recent 51% 64% 79% 79% 28% 32% 58% 62% 84%
Previous 46% 65% 68% 78% 28% 33% 58% 59% 81%
Change 5% -1% 11% 1% 0% -1% 0% 3% 3%
1 to 2 events Most Recent 21% 25% 15% 17% 24% 39% 28% 30% 11%
Previous 23% 24% 16% 17% 24% 37% 27% 31% 14%
Change -2% 1% -1% 0% 0% 2% 1% -1% -3%
3 to 5 events Most Recent 15% 8% 4% 3% 22% 19% 9% 6% 3%
Previous 16% 8% 6% 3% 21% 20% 9% 7% 3%
Change -1% 0% -2% 0% 1% -1% 0% -1% 0%
6 to 10 events Most Recent 8% 2% 1% 1% 13% 6% 3% 2% 1%
Previous 8% 2% 5% 1% 14% 7% 3% 2% 1%
Change 0% 0% -4% 0% -1% -1% 0% 0% 0%
11 to 20 events Most Recent 3% 1% 0% 0% 8% 2% 1% 1% 0%
Previous 4% 1% 2% 0% 7% 2% 1% 1% 0%
Change -1% 0% -2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
21 events or more Most Recent 3% 0% 0% 0% 6% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Previous 3% 1% 2% 0% 6% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Change 0% -1% -2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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-8. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tabd8.html