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Table 2 Comparison of ICU near misses to near misses from other anesthesia locations

From: An analysis of near misses identified by anesthesia providers in the intensive care unit

  ICU, n (%) Other anesthesia locations, n (%) p-value
Time of Day    0.001
Day 12 (55) 1457 (81)  
Call (night/weekend) 10 (45) 332 (19)  
Type of Error    
Human 9 (41) 752 (42) 0.92
Systems 14 (64) 1208 (68) 0.70
Airway-related Error 11 (50) 223 (12) <0.001
Technical Error 7 (32) 884 (49) 0.10
Equipment Error 5 (23) 855 (48) 0.02
Poor Culture of Safety 2 (9) 196 (11) 0.56