Table 2

Prevalence for the different degree of harm (reporting only patient safety incident (PSI) with the highest reported degree of harm)

Degree of harmPSI during the entire career (n=4369)PSI during previous 6 months (n=2379)
Doctors, (%)Nurses, (%)Overall, (%)Doctors, (%)Nurses, (%)Overall, (%)
No harm197 (12.2)911 (33.1)1108 (25.4)342 (36.6)865 (59.9)1207 (50.7)
Temporary harm372 (23.0)936 (34.0)1308 (29.9)313 (33.5)397 (27.5)710 (29.8)
Permanent harm363 (22.4)293 (10.7)656 (15.0)128 (13.7)66 (4.6)194 (8.2)
Death687 (42.4)610 (22.2)1297 (29.7)152 (16.3)116 (8.0)268 (11.3)