Table 2

Distribution of Respondents by Staff Position

Staff Position

Respondents


Number

Percent


Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

21,830

45%


Other

5,292

11%


Technician (EKG, Lab, Radiology)

7,787

16%


Administration/Management

1,715

4%


Unit Assistant/Clerk/Secretary

3,186

7%


Patient Care Asst/Hospital Aide/Care Partner

2,776

6%


Attending/Staff Physician, Resident Physician/Physician in Training, or Physician Assistant (PA)/Nurse Practitioner (NP)

2,677

5%


Therapists (Respiratory, Physical, Occupational or Speech)

2,136

4%


Pharmacist

1,215

2%


Dietician

120

< 1%


TOTAL

48,734

100%


Missing: Did not answer or were not asked the question

1,779


Overall total

50,513


Sorra and Dyer BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:199   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-199

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