Survey User's Guide
Table 2. Example of How To Calculate Item and Composite Percent Positive Scores
|Four Items Measuring "Staffing"||For Positively Worded Items, # of "Strongly Agree" or "Agree" Responses||For Negatively Worded Items, # of "Strongly Disagree" or "Disagree" Responses||Total # of Responses to Item (Excluding NA/DK & Missing Responses)||Percent Positive Response on Item|
|Item A3-positively worded:
"We have enough staff to handle the workload"
|Item A16-positively worded:
"Residents' needs are met during shift changes"
|Item A8-negatively worded:
"Staff have to hurry because they have too much work to do"
|Item A17-negatively worded:
"It is hard to keep residents safe here because so many staff quit their jobs"
*NA = Not applicable
Average percent positive response across the 4 items = 50%