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Table 3 The identified ADEs

From: Establishment of a pediatric trigger tool based on Global Trigger Tool to identify adverse drug events of children: experience in a Chinese hospital

Data collection methods Identified by 33 triggers Non positive trigger Total
Percent of admissions with ADE(95%CI)a 20.5%(14.9%~26.1%) 3.5%(1.0%~6.1%) 24.0%
ADEs/100 admissions(95%CI)b 49.0(42.1 ~ 55.9) 3.5(1.0 ~ 6.1) 52.5
ADEs/1000 patient days(95%CI)c 46.89(37.8 ~ 56.0) 3.4(0.9 ~ 5.8) 50.24
  1. ADE adverse drug event.
  2. aPercent of admissions with ADE = Total number of records with at least one event/Total records reviewed x 100
  3. bAdverse events per 100 admissions = Total number of adverse events/Total records reviewed x 100
  4. cAdverse events per 1,000 patient days = Total number of adverse events/Total length of stay(LOS) for all records reviewed x 1,000