Table 1. Example of How To Compute Frequency Percentages

Survey User's Guide: Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Item A1: Staff in this nursing home treat each other with respect
ResponseFrequency (Number of Responses)Correct Percentages of ResponseCorrectly Combined PercentagesIncorrect Percentages of ResponseIncorrectly Combined Percentages
1 = Strongly Disagree1212%}25% Negative11%}23% Negative
2 = Disagree1313%12%
3 = Neither2525%}25% Neutral24%}24% Neutral
4 = Agree1919%}50% Positive18%}48% Positive
5 = Strongly Agree3131%30%
Total100100%100%95%95%
9 = Does Not Apply/Don't Know5--5%-
Missing (did not answer)5----
Nursing Home Total110--100%-

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Internet Citation: Table 1. Example of How To Compute Frequency Percentages: Survey User's Guide: Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture. September 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/nhguide/nhguidetab1.html