TABLE 4.

Estimated Frequency Distribution of Pediatric Adverse Events and Preventable Adverse Events by Covering Service and Location of the Event

Adverse Events (95% CI)Preventable Adverse Events (95% CI)
Service
    Obstetrics34.2 (47.4–21.0)38.6 (20.9–55.7)
    Surgery18.0 (7.9–28.1)8.5 (<0–18.3)
    Pediatrics14.5 (15.2–23.8)11.4 (0.3–22.5)
    Family practice10.3 (2.3–18.3)16.7 (3.6–29.8)
    Pharmacy9.4 (1.7–17.1)21.4 (7.0–35.8)
    Gynecology1.6 (<0–5.8)6.8 (2.9–10.7)
Location
    Labor and delivery26.2 (13.8–38.6)26.2 (10.8–41.6)
    Pharmacy14.9 (10.7–19.1)21.4 (7.0–35.8)
    Ambulatory care17.8 (9.0–26.6)18.9 (5.2–32.6)
    Operating room19.5 (8.4–30.6)11.0 (<0–22.0)
    Patient room11.8 (1.7–21.9)15.7 (2.9–28.5)
    Newborn nursery4.8 (<0–10.6)6.9 (<0–15.7)