Table 2:

Number of family reports of adverse events, by degree of harm

Degree of harmMedication problemsComplications of careEquipment problemsMiscommunicationOther problemsTotal no. (%)
Between staffBetween family and staff
Not a patient safety issue781124162591 (28)
Near miss92101810655 (17)
Minor harm281591061179 (25)
Moderate harm55210013 (4)
Severe harm0402006 (2)
Insufficient detail to evaluate147112120477 (24)
Total no. (%)63 (20)41 (13)43 (13)76 (24)52 (16)46 (14)