Online Poll Reports Majority of Health Care Facilities Use Public Report Cards

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Public Report Card Poll Results

The American Nurses Association (ANA) would like to thank its Web site visitors who participated in the March 2010 'Have Your Say' online poll. The poll asked visitors if their health care facility used public report cards.

Based on the responses, 63% of the respondents confirmed their facilities' practice of using public report cards versus 37% who did not. This tally was based on 286 online votes.

To participate in the new poll, go to the NursingWorld homepage and answer the new poll question under the section titled "HAVE YOUR SAY" at the bottom of the left margin. Polls are posted on a monthly basis, with results from the previous poll made available on the Nursing Insider and the poll results archives.

"Have your Say" polls are snapshots taken during a brief period of time that reflect the views of users who choose to share their opinions on a variety of issues. The polls are not designed or intended to reflect a statistically valid representation of the population and should not be used as such. Data used to report the results were based on responses submitted between March 1 to March 31, 2010.