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

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report

Staff Position2012 Database Respondents
NumberPercent
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
191,40235%
Other114,42521%
Technician (EKG, Lab, Radiology)58,49511%
Administration/Management42,0218%
Unit Assistant/Clerk/Secretary34,7826%
Attending/Staff Physician, Resident Physician/Physician in Training,
or Physician Assistant (PA)/Nurse Practitioner (NP)
29,8326%
Patient care assistant/hospital aide/care partner29,7266%
Therapists (Respiratory, Physical, Occupational, or Speech)25,1605%
Pharmacist10,3392%
Dietitian3,3321%
Total539,514101%
Missing: Did not answer or were not asked the question28,189 
Overall total567,703 

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

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 4-2. Distribution of Database Respondents by Staff Position: Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2012/hosp12tab4-2.html