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

Table D-8. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position—2014 Database Hospitals

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
Pharmacist RN /
LVN /
LPN
Tech
(EKG, Lab,
Radiol)
Therapist
(Respir,
Phys,
Occup,
Speech)
Unit
Asst /
Clerk /
Secretary
# Hospitals Both Years 305 150 54 280 168 354 324 282 297
# Respondents Most Recent 15,933 12,843 882 13,863 3,996 86,691 26,160 10,932 13,277
Previous 15,348 11,241 683 11,666 3,225 75,156 22,374 9,435 12,959
No events Most Recent 49% 65% 77% 79% 26% 33% 61% 61% 85%
Previous 50% 63% 81% 79% 26% 31% 60% 60% 84%
Change -1% 2% -4% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1%
1 to 2 events Most Recent 21% 23% 14% 17% 25% 39% 26% 30% 11%
Previous 20% 25% 13% 16% 26% 40% 26% 30% 12%
Change 1% -2% 1% 1% -1% -1% 0% 0% -1%
3 to 5 events Most Recent 16% 9% 6% 3% 22% 20% 9% 6% 3%
Previous 15% 8% 6% 3% 21% 19% 9% 7% 3%
Change 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% -1% 0%
6 to 10 events Most Recent 8% 2% 2% 1% 12% 6% 3% 2% 1%
Previous 8% 2% 1% 1% 13% 6% 3% 2% 1%
Change 0% 0% 1% 0% -1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
11 to 20 events Most Recent 4% 1% 1% 0% 8% 2% 1% 0% 0%
Previous 4% 1% 0% 0% 8% 2% 1% 1% 0%
Change 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% -1% 0%
21 events or more Most Recent 2% 0% 0% 0% 7% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Previous 3% 0% 0% 0% 6% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Change -1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

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Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report: Table D-8. Trending: Average Percentage of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Staff Position—2014 Database Hospitals. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2014/hosp14tabled-8.html