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Table 3 Preventability of errors and likelihood to cause harm

From: Medical errors in primary care clinics – a cross sectional study

  N Error rate Inconclusive rate
% 95% CI (%) % 95% CI (%)
Preventability 1753 93.5 91.3 – 95.7 1.9 0.8 – 2.9
Likely to cause serious harm 1753 39.9 33.1 – 46.7