Survey User's Guide

Table 1. Example of How To Compute Frequency Percentages

Item A1: Staff in this nursing home treat each other with respect

Response Frequency (Number of Responses) Correct Percentages of Response Correctly Combined Percentages Incorrect Percentages of Response Incorrectly Combined Percentages
1 = Strongly Disagree 12 12% }25% Negative 11% }23% Negative
2 = Disagree 13 13% 12%
3 = Neither 25 25% }25% Neutral 24% }24% Neutral
4 = Agree 19 19% }50% Positive 18% }48% Positive
5 = Strongly Agree 31 31% 30%
Total 100 100% 100% 95% 95%
9 = Does Not Apply/Don't Know 5 - - 5% -
Missing (did not answer) 5 - - - -
Nursing Home Total 110 - - 100% -

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1. Example of How To Compute Frequency Percentages. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/nhguide/nhguidetab1.html