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Source: Consumers’ Experiences with Patient Safety and Quality Information Survey: July 2004 (7)

About how many Americans do you think die in hospitals each year as a result of a preventable medical error?  (ANSWER CATEGORIES READ)

 

18

500

31

5,000

18

50,000

9

100,000 OR

5

500,000 or more

16

(DO NOT READ) Don’t know

Survey by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Harvard School of Public Health. Methodology: Fieldwork Conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, July 7-September 5, 2004 and based on telephone interviews with a national adult sample of 2,012. 

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