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Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture 2012

Table 4-1. Distribution of Respondents by Staff Position

Staff Position 2012 Database Respondents
Number Percent
Administrative or clerical staff 6,378 28%
Other clinical staff or clinical support staff 5,557 24%
Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 4,203 18%
Physician (M.D. or D.O.) 2,943 13%
Management 1,621 7%
Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Midwife, Advanced Practice Nurse, etc. 1,061 5%
Other position 1,200 5%
Total   22,963 100%
Missing   716  
Overall Total   23,679  

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

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Page originally created September 2012
Internet Citation: Table 4-1. Distribution of Respondents by Staff Position. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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