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Table 2 Degree of physical impairment or disability at discharge

From: Estimating the incidence of adverse events in Portuguese hospitals: a contribution to improving quality and patient safety

  n %
Minimal impairment or disability, recovery within 1 month 113 61.0%
Moderate impairment or disability, recovery within 1-12 months 8 4.1%
Permanent impairment or disability 11 5.7%
Death 20 10.8%
Unable to determine 34 18.4%
Total (of AEs) 186 100%