Inadequate staffing ratios can negatively impact survey results. I believe it is important to maintain adequate staffing ratios to facilitate high quality healthcare. Just wanted to share according to the American Nurses Association there are 14 states currently addressed nurse staffing in hospitals in law / regulations:CA CT IL MA MN NV NJ NY OH OR RI TX VT and WA. ThanksANA (2015). Nurse staffing plans and ratios. Retrieved from:http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/Policy-Advocacy/State/Legislative-Agenda-Reports/State-StaffingPlansRatios(Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.