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Table 2 Baseline morbidity and mortality conference characteristics abstracted from document analysis (n = 59)

From: Characteristics of morbidity and mortality conferences associated with the implementation of patient safety improvement initiatives, an observational study

Center, n, (%)   
 Grenoble 29 (49.2)
 Nice 21 (35.6)
 Cochin 9 (15.3)
Specialty, n, (%)   
 Medicine 24 (40.7)
 Surgery 21 (35.6)
 Anesthesiology and intensive care 14 (23.7)
Documents, n, (%)   
 Written charter 53 (89.8)
 Annual activity report 48 (81.4)
 Nominative list of attendants 50 (84.7)
 Meeting report for each meeting 53 (89.8)
 Record of decided actions 45 (76.3)
Organization   
 Number of meetings during the year, median, [IQR] 4 [3─7]
 Number of cases studied during the year, median, [IQR] 18 [9─47]
 Theme-focused MMC, n, (%) 10 (17.0)
 Prior dissemination of meeting agenda, n, (%) 32 (54.2)
Professionals attending at least one meeting, %, [IQR]   
 Senior physicians 80 [60─100]
 Residents 77 [55─100]
 Head nurses 67 [0─100]
 Nurses 8 [0─19]