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

2009 Comparative Database Report

Staff Position2009 Database Respondents
NumberPercent
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
66,26136%
Other40,83922%
Technician (EKG, Lab, Radiology)19,23010%
Administration/Management13,7507%
Unit Assistant/Clerk/Secretary11,9146%
Patient Care Asst/Hospital Aide/Care Partner10,3866%
Therapists (Respiratory, Physical, Occupational or Speech)9,0265%
Attending/Staff Physician, Resident Physician/Physician in Training,
or Physician Assistant (PA)/Nurse Practitioner (NP)
8,0844%
Pharmacist3,1232%
Dietician1,1951%
Total183,80899%
Missing: Did not answer or were not asked the question12,654 
Overall total196,462 

Note: Percentages add to less than 100 percent due to rounding.

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Current as of April 2009
Internet Citation: Table 4-2. Distribution of Database Respondents by Staff Position: 2009 Comparative Database Report. April 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2009/tab4-2.html