Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Tables 2-1 to 2-3

Table 2-1. Overall Statistics for Participating Nursing Homes

Overall Response Rate Information Statistic
Number of respondents 16,155
Number of surveys administered 24,995
      Overall response rate 65%
Average Response Rate Information Statistic
Average number of respondents per nursing home (range: 10 to 1,187) 71
Average number of surveys administered per nursing home (range: 12 to 1,440) 111
      Overall average nursing home response rate (range: 8% to 100%) 67%

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Table 2-2. Survey Administration Statistics

Survey Administration Mode Database Nursing Homes Database Respondents
Number Percent Number Percent
Paper only 187 83% 11,519 71%
Web only 26 12% 1,509 9%
Both paper and Web 13 6% 3,127 19%
Total 226 100% 16,155 100%

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

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Table 2-3. Average Nursing Home Response Rate by Mode

Survey Administration Mode Average Nursing Home Response Rate
Paper only 70%
Web only 49%
Both Web and paper 56%

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Tables 2-1 to 2-3. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/2011/nhsurv11tab2-1.html