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

2010 User Comparative Database Report

Staff Position2010 Database Respondents
NumberPercent
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
114,99136%
Other67,03021%
Technician (EKG, Lab, Radiology)34,84511%
Administration/Management23,9618%
Unit Assistant/Clerk/Secretary21,1707%
Patient Care Asst/Hospital Aide/Care Partner18,3226%
Therapists (Respiratory, Physical, Occupational, or Speech)16,2825%
Attending/Staff Physician, Resident Physician/Physician in Training,
or Physician Assistant (PA)/Nurse Practitioner (NP)
15,1275%
Pharmacist5,5242%
Dietitian2,0571%
Total319,309100%
Missing: Did not answer or were not asked the question19,298 
Overall total338,607 

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Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 4-2. Distribution of Database Respondents by Staff Position: 2010 User Comparative Database Report. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2010/tab4-2.html