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Table B-4: Item-Level Average Overall Rating on Patient Safety by Staff Position

2012 User Comparative Database Report

Overall, how would you rate the systems and clinical processes your medical office has in place to prevent, catch, and correct problems that have the potential to affect patients? (G2)Staff Position
Physician
(MD/DO)
PA/NP/
midwife/
etc.
MgmtAdmin/
Clerical
Staff
Nurse
(RN/LVN/
LPN)
Other
clinical staff
or clinical
support staff
# Medical Offices717494703869738853
# Respondents2,9431,0611,6216,3784,2035,557
5—Excellent21%20%27%21%20%22%
4—Very good45%41%51%41%43%41%
3—Good24%29%18%30%28%29%
2—Fair9%8%3%8%7%7%
1—Poor1%2%0%1%1%1%

Note: The item's survey location is shown after the item text. Respondents who selected "Other" staff position and missing are not shown. Percentages may not add to exactly 100 percent due to rounding.

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Page last reviewed May 2012
Internet Citation: Table B-4: Item-Level Average Overall Rating on Patient Safety by Staff Position: 2012 User Comparative Database Report. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/medical-office/2012/mosv12tabapb4.html