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									               AAPA MEMBERSHIP SURVEY SUMMARY 2004


PERSONAL DEMOGRAPHICS
                      State                      # of Path Asst Survey Responses
                       MO                                        6
             Type of Community                  # of Responses      % Percentage
                      Metro                             6               100%
                      Rural                             0                0%
            Other or Not Answered                       0                0%
                City Population                 # of Responses      % Percentage
                   1 - 10,000                           0                0%
                 10,001 - 50,000                        0                0%
                50,001 - 100,000                        0                0%
               100,001 - 500,000                        0                0%
                    500,001+                            6               100%
            Other or Not Answered                       0                0%
                Type of Practice                # of Responses      % Percentage
              Community Hospital                        2               33%
             Academic/Univ Hosp                         2               33%
                  Private Group                         2               33%
                      HMO                               0                0%
            Other or Not Answered                       0                0%
               Number of Beds                   # of Responses      % Percentage
                      0 - 99                            0                0%
                    100 - 199                           1               17%
                    200 - 299                           2               33%
                    300 - 399                           0                0%
                      400+                              2               33%
            Other or Not Answered                       1               17%
                 Multiple Sites                 # of Responses      %Percentage
                       Yes                              2               33%
                        No                              4               67%
            Other or Not Answered                       0                0%
         Highest Level of Education             # of Responses      % Percentage
               Associate (AS/AA)                        0                0%
               Bachelor (BS/BA)                         4               67%
        Master (MS/MA/MPH/MHS/MBA)                      1               17%
          Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)                    0                0%
             Medical Doctor (MD)                        0                0%
          Foreign Medical Graduate                      0                0%
            Other or Not Answered                       1               17%
             Certification(s) Held              # of Responses      % Percentage
                     MT/CLS                             1               17%
                       CT                               0                0%
                       HTL                              0                0%
                       HT                               0                0%
            Other or Not Answered                       1               17%




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     Pathologists' Assistant Training             # of Responses   % Percentage
            Catholic Medical Ctr                         0              0%
          Downstate Medical Ctr                          0              0%
           Ohio State University                         0              0%
              Duke University                            2             33%
Finch University/Rosalind Franklin University            0              0%
           Quinnipiac University                         0              0%
           St. John's University                         0              0%
           University of Alabama                         0              0%
          University of Maryland                         0              0%
          Wayne State University                         0              0%
         on-the-job training (OJT)                       3             50%
          Other or Not Answered                          1             17%
           Membership Status                      # of Responses   % Percentage
                   Fellow                                3             50%
                   Affiliate                             1             17%
                  Student                                0              0%
           Not a Member or NA                            2             33%
   Years Worked as "Fellow" Path Asst             # of Responses   % Percentage
                  1 or less                              0              0%
                 2 - 5 years                             3             50%
                6 - 10 years                             1             17%
                11- 20 years                             1             17%
                 21+ years                               0              0%
          Other or Not Answered                          1             17%




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PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
           Weekly Average Hours Worked                # of Responses   % Percentage
                     0 - 10 hours                            0              0%
                    11 -20 hours                             0              0%
                    21 - 30 hours                            0              0%
                    31 - 40 hours                            5             83%
                    41- 45 hours                             1             17%
                    46 - 50 hours                            0              0%
                    51- 55 hours                             0              0%
                    56 - 60 hours                            0              0%
                      61+ hours                              0              0%
               Other or Not Answered                         0              0%
      Yearly Surgicals in Your Practice Setting       # of Responses   % Percentage
                      1 - 20,000                             4             67%
                   20,001 - 25,000                           0              0%
                   25,001 - 30,000                           1             17%
                       30,001+                               2             33%
            Daily Hours Spent Grossing                # of Responses   % Percentage
                          0-2                                0              0%
                          2-4                                1             17%
                          4-6                                1             17%
                          6-8                                4             67%
                           8+                                0              0%
               Other or Not Answered                         0              0%
       Yearly Number of Surgicals You Gross           # of Responses   % Percentage
                       0 - 4,999                             1             17%
                    5,000 - 9,999                            2             33%
                   10,000 - 14,999                           2             33%
                   15,000 - 19,999                           1             17%
                   20,000 - 24,999                           0              0%
                       25,000+                               0              0%
               Other or Not Answered                         0              0%
        Percentage of Time Spent Grossing             # of Responses   % Percentage
                       0 - 25%                               0              0%
                      26 - 50%                               1             17%
                      51 - 75%                               1             17%
                         76%+                                4             67%
               Other or Not Answered                         0              0%
            Percentage of Simple Cases                # of Responses   % Percentage
                       0 - 25%                               2             33%
                      26 - 50%                               3             50%
                      51 - 75%                               0              0%
                         76%+                                1             17%
               Other or Not Answered                         0              0%
            Percentage of Routine Cases               # of Responses   % Percentage
                       0 - 25%                               2             33%
                      26 - 50%                               3             50%
                      51 - 75%                               1             17%
                         76%+                                0              0%
               Other or Not Answered                         0              0%
           Percentage of Complex Cases                # of Responses   % Percentage
                       0 - 25%                               3             50%
                      26 - 50%                               2             33%
                      51 - 75%                               0              0%
                         76%+                                1             17%
               Other or Not Answered                         0              0%




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           Job Responsibilities                # of Responses   % Percentage
                   Grossing                           6            100%
               Frozen Sections                        3             50%
                  Prosecting                          3             50%
                 Tissue Bank                          1             17%
          Autopsy Clinical History                    2             33%
         Prepare Autopsy Reports                      2             33%
            Supply Maintenance                        3             50%
                 Manual Prep                          2             33%
               Conference Prep                        2             33%
                Gross Photos                          6            100%
               Photomicroscopy                        1             17%
       Path Asst Teaching/Instruction                 0              0%
       Resident Teaching/Instruction                  3             50%
   Teaching/Instruction of Other Personnel            1             17%
                   Research                           1             17%
            Specimen Accession                        3             50%
        Autopsy Microscopic Signout                   1             17%
         Sitting in on Micro Signout                  1             17%
        Administration/Management                     1             17%
                     Billing                          0              0%
                    QA/QC                             0              0%
         Duties You Do the Most                # of Responses   % Percentage
                   Grossing                           6            100%
               Frozen Sections                        3             50%
                  Prosecting                          1             17%
                 Tissue Bank                          0              0%
          Autopsy Clinical History                    0              0%
         Prepare Autopsy Reports                      0              0%
            Supply Maintenance                        1             17%
                 Manual Prep                          0              0%
               Conference Prep                        0              0%
                Gross Photos                          1             17%
               Photomicroscopy                        0              0%
       Path Asst Teaching/Instruction                 0              0%
       Resident Teaching/Instruction                  3             50%
   Teaching/Instruction of Other Personnel            0              0%
                   Research                           0              0%
            Specimen Accession                        3             50%
        Autopsy Microscopic Signout                   0              0%
         Sitting in on Micro Signout                  0              0%
        Administration/Management                     0              0%
                     Billing                          0              0%
                    QA/QC                             0              0%
Management/Administrative Responsibilities     # of Responses   % Percentage
                   Manager                            0              0%
                  Supervisor                          0              0%
              Lab Administrator                       0              0%
          Other or Not Answered                       6            100%
          Supervise Path Assts                 # of Responses   % Percentage
                      Yes                             0              0%
                      No                              6            100%
          Other or Not Answered                       0              0%




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Areas Managed/Supervised             # of Responses   % Percentage
          Cytology                          0             0%
         Histology                          0             0%
       Gross Room                           0             0%
          Autopsy                           0             0%
          QA/QC                             0             0%
   Frozen Section Room                      0             0%
     Other Path Assts                       0             0%
   Other or Not Answered                    6            100%




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                   AAPA MEMBERSHIP SURVEY SUMMARY 2004


SALARY AND BENEFITS
   Base Salary Range (excluding benefits/bonuses)   # of Responses   % Percentage
                      1 - 10,000                           0              0%
                   10,001 - 20,000                         0              0%
                   20,001 - 25,000                         0              0%
                   25,001 - 30,000                         0              0%
                   30,001 - 35,000                         0              0%
                   35,001 - 40,000                         0              0%
                   40,001 - 45,000                         0              0%
                   45,001 - 50,000                         0              0%
                   50,001 - 55,000                         1             17%
                   55,001 - 60,000                         0              0%
                   60,001 - 65,000                         2             33%
                   65,001 - 70,000                         1             17%
                   70,001 - 75,000                         0              0%
                    75,001 -80,000                         1             17%
                   80,001 - 85,000                         1             17%
                   85,001 - 90,000                         0              0%
                   90,001 - 95,000                         0              0%
                  95,001 - 100,000                         0              0%
                       100,000+                            0              0%
                Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
               Paid Salaried or Hourly              # of Responses   % Percentage
                         Salary                            5             83%
                         Hourly                            1             17%
                Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
                   Salary Paid By                   # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Hospital                           0              0%
                   Pathology Group                         4             67%
                       Academic                            2             33%
                    Grant Funding                          0              0%
                Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
     Required to Pass Fellowship Exam to Gross      # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                              0              0%
                           No                              6            100%
                Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
      Pay Difference for Fellow vs. non-Fellow      # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                              3             50%
                           No                              3             50%
                Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
               Benefits Covered in Full             # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Medical                            2             33%
                Association Dues Fees                      5             83%
             Local Conference Fees Paid                    2             33%
                        Dental                             1             17%
                      Merit Bonus                          2             33%
                 Group Life Insurance                      3             50%
                  AAPA Conference                          5             83%
                     Profit Sharing                        1             17%
                Continuting Education                      3             50%




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              Benefits Covered Partially                # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Medical                                3             50%
                Association Dues Fees                          0              0%
             Local Conference Fees Paid                        0              0%
                         Dental                                2             33%
                     Merit Bonus                               0              0%
                 Group Life Insurance                          1             17%
                  AAPA Conference                              0              0%
                Continuting Education                          0              0%
               Annual Bonus Received                    # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                                  0              0%
                          No                                   6            100%
                Other or Not Answered                          0              0%
                    Profit Sharing                      # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                                  1             17%
                          No                                   5             83%
                Other or Not Answered                          0              0%
Total Compensation (Base Salary/Bonus/Profit Sharing)   # of Responses   % Percentage
                      1 - 10,000                               0              0%
                   10,001 - 20,000                             0              0%
                   20,001 - 25,000                             0              0%
                   25,001 - 30,000                             0              0%
                   30,001 - 35,000                             0              0%
                   35,001 - 40,000                             0              0%
                   40,001 - 45,000                             0              0%
                   45,001 - 50,000                             0              0%
                   50,001 - 55,000                             0              0%
                   55,001 - 60,000                             0              0%
                   60,001 - 65,000                             2             33%
                   65,001 - 70,000                             2             33%
                   70,001 - 75,000                             0              0%
                    75,001 -80,000                             0              0%
                   80,001 - 85,000                             0              0%
                   85,001 - 90,000                             1             17%
                   90,001 - 95,000                             0              0%
                   95,001 - 100,000                            0              0%
                       100,000+                                0              0%
                Other or Not Answered                          1             17%
          Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Days              # of Responses   % Percentage
                          0-5                                  0              0%
                       6-10 days                               0              0%
                      11-15 days                               1             17%
                      16-20 days                               1             17%
                      21-25 days                               0              0%
                      26-30 days                               1             17%
                      31-35 days                               1             17%
                      36-40 days                               1             17%
                       41+ days                                1             17%
                Other or Not Answered                          0              0%
                     2003 Raise                         # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                                  5             83%
                          No                                   1             17%
                Other or Not Answered                          0              0%




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                Amount of 2003 Raise                    # of Responses   % Percentage
                        0 - 500                                0              0%
                     501 - 1,000                               2             33%
                    1,001 - 1,500                              2             33%
                    1,501 - 2,000                              0              0%
                    2,001 - 2,500                              0              0%
                    2,501 - 3,000                              1             17%
                    3,000 - 5,000                              0              0%
                    5,001 - 10,000                             0              0%
                       10,000+                                 0              0%
                Other or Not Answered                          1             17%
            Annual CME/Travel Allowance                 # of Responses   % Percentage
                         Yes                                   4             67%
                          No                                   2             33%
                Other or Not Answered                          0              0%
                Amount of 2003 CME                        #Responses     %Percentage
                        0 - 500                                0              0%
                     501 - 1,000                               0              0%
                    1,001 - 1,500                              1             17%
                    1,501 - 2,000                              1             17%
                    2,001 - 2,500                              0              0%
                    2,501 - 3,000                              1             17%
                    3,000 - 5,000                              0              0%
                    5,001 - 10,000                             0              0%
                       10,000+                                 0              0%
                       unlimited                               0              0%
                Other or Not Answered                          3             50%
 Difference in Pay Between OJT & Program Trained        # of Responses   % Percentage
                         Yes                                   2             33%
                          No                                   4             67%
                Other or Not Answered                          0              0%
               Severance Pay Package                    # of Responses   % Percentage
                         Yes                                   1             17%
                          No                                   5             83%
                Other or Not Answered                          0              0%
         Long Term Sick/Disability Benefits             # of Responses   % Percentage
                         Yes                                   3             50%
                          No                                   3             50%
                Other or Not Answered                          0              0%
Additional Compensation for Autopsies (not call time)   # of Responses   % Percentage
                         Yes                                   0              0%
                          No                                   5             83%
                Other or Not Answered                          1             17%
Amount of Compensation for Autopises (not call time)    # of Responses   % Percentage
                                                               0              0%
                                                               0              0%
                                                               0              0%
                                                               0              0%
                                                               0              0%
                                                               0              0%
               Other or Not Answered                           6            100%




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         Diener(s) to Assist with Autopsy          # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Yes                               4             67%
                        No                                1             17%
              Other or Not Answered                       1             17%
     Salary Change After Becoming Fellow           # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Yes                               1             17%
                        No                                3             50%
              Other or Not Answered                       2             33%
 Amount of Salary Change After Becoming Fellow     # of Responses   % Percentage
                     $1-$1,000                            0              0%
                  $1,001-$2,500                           0              0%
                  $2,501-$5,000                           0              0%
                  $5,001-$7,500                           0              0%
                  $7,501-$10,000                          1             17%
                      $10,001                             0              0%
              Other or Not Answered                       5             83%
              Weekend Call Taken                   # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Yes                               2             33%
                        No                                4             67%
              Other or Not Answered                       0              0%
           Weekend Call Overtime Paid              # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Yes                               0              0%
                        No                                2             33%
              Other or Not Answered                       4             67%
           Weekend Call Paid Call Time             # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Yes                               0              0%
                        No                                2             33%
              Other or Not Answered                       4             67%
Amount of Compensation per Hour for Weekend Call   # of Responses   % Percentage
                                                          0              0%
                                                          0              0%
                                                          0              0%
                                                          0              0%
                                                          0              0%
                                                          0              0%
             Other or Not Answered                        6            100%
             Weekend Call Rotation                 # of Responses   % Percentage
                       Yes                                2             33%
                       No                                 0              0%
             Other or Not Answered                        4             67%
        Frequency of Weekend Call Taken            # of Responses   % Percentage
                      1 of 3                              1             17%
                     1 of 10                              1             17%
                                                          0              0%
                                                          0              0%
                                                          0              0%
                                                          0              0%
             Other or Not Answered                        4             67%
              Evening Call Taken                   # of Responses   % Percentage
                      Yes                                 1             17%
                       No                                 5             83%
             Other or Not Answered                        0              0%
           Evening Call Overtime Paid              # of Responses   % Percentage
                      Yes                                 0              0%
                       No                                 1             17%
             Other or Not Answered                        5             83%




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  Evening Call Paid Call Time                # of Responses   % Percentage
             Yes                                    0              0%
              No                                    1             17%
    Other or Not Answered                           5             83%
Amount of Evening Call Per Hour              # of Responses   % Percentage
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
     Other or Not Answered                          6            100%
     Evening Call Rotation                   # of Responses   % Percentage
               Yes                                  1             17%
               No                                   0              0%
     Other or Not Answered                          5             83%
Frequency of Evening Call Taken              # of Responses   % Percentage
              1 of 3                                1             17%
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
                                                    0              0%
     Other or Not Answered                          5             83%




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PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
      Involved in Pathology Residency Program        # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                               3             50%
                           No                               3             50%
                 Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
    Involved in Pathologists' Assistants Program     # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                               1             17%
                           No                               5             83%
                 Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
     Other Pathologists' Assistants at Workplace     # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                               3             50%
                           No                               3             50%
                 Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
          Non-Fellows Grossing at Your Lab           # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                               2             33%
                           No                               3             50%
                 Other or Not Answered                      1             17%
         Specimens Grossed by Non-Fellows            # of Responses   % Percentage
                         Simple                             3             50%
                        Routine                             3             50%
                        Complex                             3             50%
      Recommend Others to Become Path Asst           # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                               5             83%
                           No                               1             17%
                 Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
          Satisfied with Career as Path Asst         # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                               5             83%
                           No                               1             17%
                 Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
                Like Your Current Job                # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Yes                               5             83%
                           No                               1             17%
                 Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
          Number of Jobs Held as Path Asst           # of Responses   % Percentage
                           1                                4             67%
                           2                                2             33%
                           3                                0              0%
                           4                                0              0%
                           5                                0              0%
                       6 or more                            0              0%
                 Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
           Reason for Changing Positions             # of Responses   % Percentage
                          Pay                               1             17%
                        Location                            1             17%
                          Staff                             0              0%
                        Benefits                            1             17%
                       Call Time                            0              0%
                    Autopsy Duties                          0              0%
                    Grossing Duties                         0              0%
                 Other or Not Answered                      3             50%




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CONCLUDING QUESTIONS
         Office Space Owned or Shared              # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Own                               1             17%
                      Shared                              4             67%
                        None                              1             17%
           Lab Falls Apart Without You             # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Yes                               2             33%
                         No                               4             67%
               Other or Not Answered                      0              0%
     Room for Advancement in Current Position      # of Responses   % Percentage
                        Yes                               0              0%
                         No                               6            100%
               Other or Not Answered                      0              0%




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