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Table 2 Concordance between survey responses and interviewer classification of undesirable events (n = 18 patients)

From: "Against the silence": Development and first results of a patient survey to assess experiences of safety-related events in hospital

Item Nr of survey responses Interviewer Classification
  Definitely Possibly  
1 – Phlebitis 5   Yes
  5   No
    Unclear
2 – Infection    Yes
  1   No
   1 Unclear
3 – Hand Hygiene    Yes
  1   No
   5 Unclear
4 – Allergic reaction 2   Yes
  1   No
  2   Unclear
6 – Drug – wrong time 5   Yes
    No
    Unclear
8 – Drug – dose omission 2   Yes
    No
    Unclear
9 – Documents n/a 1   Yes
  1 1 No
   1 Unclear
10 – Test repetition    Yes
    No
  1 1 Unclear
11 – Test omission 2   Yes
    No
    Unclear
13 – Patients confused   1 Yes
    No
    Unclear
14 – Fall 1   Yes
    No
    Unclear