Table D-8. Trending: 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
Respondents
Database
Year
Staff Position
Admin/
Mgmt
Attending/
Physician/
Resident/
PA or
NP
DietitianPat. Care
Asst/
Aide/
Care
Partner
Pharm-
acist
RN/
LVN/
LPN
Tech
(EKG, Lab,
Radiol)
Therapist
(Respir,
Phys,
Occup,
Speech)
Unit
Asst/
Clerk/
Secretary
# HospitalsBoth Years53925982430239637504447504
# RespondentsMost Recent26,02517,83694216,7464,525116,41333,12014,08920,964
Previous23,29117,28797216,2683,727102,90227,40212,50916,846
No eventsMost Recent51%64%79%79%28%32%58%62%84%
Previous46%65%68%78%28%33%58%59%81%
Change5%-1%11%1%0%-1%0%3%3%
1 to 2 eventsMost Recent21%25%15%17%24%39%28%30%11%
Previous23%24%16%17%24%37%27%31%14%
Change-2%1%-1%0%0%2%1%-1%-3%
3 to 5 eventsMost Recent15%8%4%3%22%19%9%6%3%
Previous16%8%6%3%21%20%9%7%3%
Change-1%0%-2%0%1%-1%0%-1%0%
6 to 10 eventsMost Recent8%2%1%1%13%6%3%2%1%
Previous8%2%5%1%14%7%3%2%1%
Change0%0%-4%0%-1%-1%0%0%0%
11 to 20 eventsMost Recent3%1%0%0%8%2%1%1%0%
Previous4%1%2%0%7%2%1%1%0%
Change-1%0%-2%0%1%0%0%0%0%
21 events or moreMost Recent3%0%0%0%6%1%1%0%0%
Previous3%1%2%0%6%1%1%0%0%
Change0%-1%-2%0%0%0%0%0%0%

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

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table D-8. Trending: 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/hosp12tabd8.html