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

2011 User Comparative Database Report

Staff Position2011 Database Respondents
NumberPercent
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
158,48535%
Other95,37421%
Technician (EKG, Lab, Radiology)47,24211%
Administration/Management36,3058%
Unit Assistant/Clerk/Secretary29,4047%
Attending/Staff Physician, Resident Physician/Physician in Training,
or Physician Assistant (PA)/Nurse Practitioner (NP)
25,0396%
Patient Care Asst/Hospital Aide/Care Partner24,1095%
Therapists (Respiratory, Physical, Occupational, or Speech)21,5995%
Pharmacist8,5272%
Dietitian2,7431%
Total448,827101%
Missing: Did not answer or were not asked the question23,570 
Overall total472,397 

Note: Percentages do not add to 100 due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed April 2011
Internet Citation: Table 4-2. Distribution of Database Respondents by Staff Position: 2011 User Comparative Database Report. April 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2011/hosp11tab4-2.html