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Table 2 Demographic variables and other details of the reported incidents

From: Composition and risk assessment of perioperative patient safety incidents reported by anesthesiologists from 2009 to 2019: a single‐center retrospective cohort study

Item
(N=773)
Detail Number of incidents (%)
Patient sex Male 315 (40.8)
Female 357 (46.2)
NA 101 (13.1)
Patient age <18 years old 51 (6.6)
18 to 65 years old 499 (64.6)
>65 years old 175 (22.6)
NA 48 (6.2)
Date of occurrence Weekday 692 (89.5)
Weekend 22 (2.8)
NA 59 (7.6)
Time of occurrence Working hours (8:00 am-4:00 pm) 445 (57.6)
Nonworking hours (4:01 pm-7:59 am) 312 (40.3)
NA 16 (2.1)
Place of occurrence In the OR (including PACU) 649 (84.0)
Out of the OR 93 (12.0)
NA 31 (4.0)
Type of surgery Elective surgery 620 (80.2)
Emergency surgery 110 (14.2)
Labor analgesia 4 (0.5)
NA 39 (5.0)
Phase of anesthesia when incident occurred Preinduction 62 (8.0)
Induction 77 (10.0)
Maintenance 247 (32.0)
Emergence 73 (9.4)
Recovery in PACU 31 (4.0)
Postoperative period 77 (10.0)
During spinal or regional anesthesia procedure 45 (5.8)
NA 161 (20.8)
  1. OR operating room, PACU postanesthesia care unit
  2. The total number of incidents with available information in each part is not equal to 773 because some of the data were incomplete or missing