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Table 3 CIR-cases categorized according to cause with predefined reasons (n/%), for each category multiple answers were possible

From: Deployment of Critical Incident Reporting System (CIRS) in public Styrian hospitals: a five year perspective

Year Individual related reason Organization/team factor/communication/documentation Medical device associated reasons Patient related reason
2017 940 (48%) 627 (32%) 245 (12%) 165 (8%)
2016 722 (48%) 457 (30%) 201 (13%) 136 (9%)
2015 598 (47%) 455 (36%) 118 (9%) 102 (8%)
2014 635 (48%) 493 (37%) 103 (8%) 86 (7%)
2013 395 (50%) 287 (36%) 59 (7%) 50 (7%)
Total 3.290 (48%) 2.319 (34%) 726 (10%) 539 (8%)