Table 2

Response rates and accuracy of responses by organization.

Site

Number of Staff1

Number of Respondents

Response Rate

Accuracy (plus or minus 19 times out of 20)2


Site 1

321

125

38.9%

8.8%

Site 2

649

210

32.4%

6.8%

Site 3

205

103

50.2%

6.8%

Site 4

481

145

30.1%

8.1%

Site 5

889

492

55.3%

4.4%

Site 6

2,941

744

25.3%

3.6%

SJHS

5,486

1,819

33.2%

2.3%


1Excludes physicians 2Standard error at the 95% confidence interval on a dichotomous variable with a 50/50 distribution.

Krueger et al. BMC Health Services Research 2002 2:6   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-2-6

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