Table 1

Response rates by night/day and week of study period
Survey completed Did not complete survey
Shift / Date Person scheduled and in the ED during survey period (B) Person refused to complete survey (C) Person in the ED but not located to complete survey (D) Response rate [B ÷ (B + C + D)]
May 6 AM 10 1 3 71.4%
May 6 PM 17 1 2 85%
May 13 AM 8 1 0 88.9%
May 13 PM 11 4 3 61.1%
May 20 AM 11 2 0 84.6%
May 20 PM 7 9 0 43.7%
May 27 AM 13 0 0 100%
May 27 PM 14 5 1 70%
June 3 AM 10 1 0 91%
June 3 PM 13 4 2 68.4%
June 10 AM 14 1 0 93.3%
June 10 PM 19 3 0 86.4%
June 17 AM 14 0 0 100%
June 17 PM 18 3 0 85.7%
June 24 AM 14 1 0 93.3%
June 24 PM 18 3 0 85.7%
July 1 AM 14 1 0 93.3%
July 1 PM 15 5 2 68.2%
July 8 AM 14 1 0 93.3%
July 8 PM 20 4 0 83.3%
July 15 AM 15 2 0 88.2%
July 15 PM 19 3 0 86.3%
July 22 AM 14 0 0 100%
July 22 PM 14 6 0 70%
Overall response rate 336 61 13 82%

Patterson et al.

Patterson et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:109   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-109

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