Table 4-2. Distribution of Database Respondents by Staff Position

2007 Comparative Database Report

Staff PositionDatabase Respondents
NumberPercent
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
36,99136%
Other23,75123%
Technician (EKG, Lab, Radiology)10,94711%
Administration/Management6,9387%
Unit Assistant/Clerk/Secretary6,8487%
Patient Care Asst/Hospital Aide/Care Partner5,9046%
Therapists (Respiratory, Physical, Occupational or Speech)4,7915%
Attending/Staff Physician, Resident Physician/
Physician in Training, or Physician Assistant (PA)/
Nurse Practitioner (NP)
4,4144%
Pharmacist1,5612%
Dietician7251%
Total102,870100%
Missing: Did not answer or were not asked the question5,751 
Overall total108,621 
Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 4-2. Distribution of Database Respondents by Staff Position: 2007 Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2007/hospdbtab42.html