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Table 2 Involvement in self-perceived medical errors during residency

From: Medical errors during training: how do residents cope?: a descriptive study

Type of Error % of residents (n)
None 5 (5)
NEAR-MISS (an error occurred but did not reach the patient) 76 (82)
MINIMAL (an error reached the patient, causing minimal or no detectable harm) 45 (49)
MODERATE (moderate patient harm, requiring intervention) 13(14)
SEVERE (life-threatening, requiring intervention to sustain life 6(6)
Death 1(1)