2012 Response Rates

Of the 8,590 medical students invited to complete the 2012 National Physician Survey (NPS), 2,059 replied to the survey for an overall study response rate of 24.0%. National level estimates based on the 2012 medical student NPS study results are considered accurate within +/- 2.2%, 19 times out of 20.

Of the 8,752 medical residents invited to complete the 2012 NPS, 1,655 replied to the survey for an overall study response rate of 18.9%. National level estimates based on the 2010 resident NPS study results are considered accurate within +/- 2.4%, 19 times out of 20.