Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report

Table B-4. Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 by Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals

Number of Events Reported by Respondents Work Area/Unit
Anesthesiology Emergency ICU
(any type)
Lab Medicine Obstetrics Pediatrics Pharmacy Psych / Mental Hlth Radiology Rehabilitation Surgery
# Hospitals 150 510 455 470 509 373 214 438 230 486 440 525
# Respondents 2,947 21,756 26,377 17,988 44,010 15,692 13,137 11,780 10,492 20,281 12,909 39,338
No events 60% 51% 39% 49% 45% 48% 49% 45% 53% 57% 62% 49%
1 to 2 events 29% 30% 37% 26% 33% 35% 32% 20% 25% 31% 29% 30%
3 to 5 events 8% 12% 17% 13% 15% 12% 14% 16% 15% 9% 7% 14%
6 to 10 events 2% 4% 5% 6% 5% 3% 3% 9% 5% 2% 2% 5%
11 to 20 events 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 2%
21 events or more 0% 1% 1% 2% 1% 0% 0% 5% 1% 0% 0% 0%

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

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Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table B-4. Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 by Work Area/Unit—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tableb-4.html