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APPENDIX E: Full Data Tables

 
Mentors per Site
Number of Mentors per Site Percentage of Total
1 35%
2 25%
3 18%
4 6%
5 6%
6 3%
7 3%
8 0.4%
10 1%
12 1%
15 1%
20 0.4%
23 0.4%
150* 0.4%
 
n=232 responding sites

mean=2.85 mentors/site
 
* Indicates Outlier = (>2 statistical deviations from the norm)
Question asked: How many people at your site, including yourself, performed mentoring activities related to VPP in the one-year period from January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004 either within or outside your company?
 
Years Mentoring
Number of Years Mentoring Percentage of Total
<1 year 14%
1 year 22%
2 year 19%
3 year 13%
4 year 8%
5 year 8%
6 year 4%
7 year 3%
8 year 2%
9 year 2%
10 year 2%
11 year 0.3%
12 year 1%
15 year 0.3
17 year 0.3%
20 year 0.3%
 
n=344 responding sites

mean=2.6 years/site
 
Question asked: Since your site was approved for VPP, how many years has your site had at least one person conducting mentoring either within or outside of your company?
 
Additional Hours Willing to Mentor
Additional Hours Willing to Mentor Number of Sites
1 hour 2
2 hours 3
3 hours 2
4 hours 10
5 hours 6
6 hours 1
8 hours 23
10 hours 9
12 hours 3
15 hours 2
16 hours 10
20 hours 9
23 hours 1
24 hours 2
25 hours 1
30 hours 1
32 hours 2
40 hours 10
50 hours 1
60 hours 2
80 hours 1
 
n=101 responding sites

mean=15.78 additional hours per site
 
Question asked: How many hours per month would your site be willing to mentor other facilities both within and outside your company in the future?
 
Number of Sites Mentored
Number of Sites Mentored Over Time Percentage of Total
1 19%
2 20%
3 13%
4 14%
5 9%
6 6%
7 2%
8 2%
9 1%
10 3%
12 1%
14 1%
15 2%
17 1%
20 1%
22 0.3%
25 0.3%
33 0.3%
35 0.3%
1008* 0.3%
 
n=295 responding sites

mean=1.19 sites mentored per site (excluding outlier)
 
* Indicates Outlier = (>2 statistical deviations from the norm)
Question asked: Since your site was approved for VPP, approximately how many facilities has your VPP site mentored either within or outside of your own company?
 
Number of Years Conducting Outreach
Number of Years Conducting Outreach Activities Number of Sites
1 52
2 38
3 34
4 18
5 18
6 11
7 10
8 11
9 3
10 8
11 3
15 1
16 1
22 1
 
n=209 responding sites

mean=3.87 years per site
 
Question asked: Since your site was approved for VPP, how many years has your site had at least one person conducting outreach activities either at the request of OSHA or at the request of other organizations? Please only count years when outreach occurred?
 
Number of Employees Conducting Outreach
Number of Employees Conducting Outreach Number of Sites
1 57
2 30
3 6
4 3
5 3
6 1
7 1
8 1
10 1
 
n=103 responding sites

mean=1.87 people per site
 
Question asked: How many people at your site, including yourself performed outreach activities at the request of OSHA in the one year period January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004?
 
Number of Additional Hours Willing to Spend on Outreach
# of Hours #of respondents mentioning increased hrs
1 3
2 6
3 1
4 11
5 6
6 2
8 29
10 10
12 3
15 1
16 9
20 10
24 2
25 1
30 1
32 1
40 3
60 1
 
n=100 responding sites

mean=11.46 hours per site
 
Question asked: On average, how many more hours per month would your site be willing to provide related outreach activities at the request of OSHA in the future?
 
Number of Additional Hours Willing to Spend on Outreach
Number of Hours Number of respondents mentioning increased hours
1 4
2 5
3 1
4 8
5 3
6 1
7 1
8 29
10 13
12 1
15 1
16 8
20 7
24 2
25 1
30 1
32 1
40 2
60 1
 
n=90 responding sites

mean=11.21 hours per site
 
Question asked: On average, how many more hours per month would your site be willing to provide related outreach activities at the request of other organizations in the future?
 
 
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