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Table 1 Age group and gender by region of primary employment

From: Nurses who work in rural and remote communities in Canada: a national survey

Age group Atlantic (NL, NS, NB, PE)
n (%)
QC
n (%)
ON
n (%)
MB/SK
n (%)
AB/BC
n (%)
Territories
(YT, NT, NU)
n (%)
Total
N (%)
<25 18 (2.1) 20 (7.0) 16 (2.1) 12 (2.1) 73 (2.2)
25–34 122 (14.1) 77 (27.0) 44 (11.5) 113 (15.2) 112 (19.4) 114 (21.8) 582 (17.2)
35–44 176 (20.3) 67 (23.5) 71 (18.5) 133 (17.9) 99 (17.2) 111 (21.2) 657 (19.4)
45–54 283 (32.7) 76 (26.7) 124 (32.4) 219 (29.4) 158 (27.4) 124 (23.7) 984 (29.1)
55–64 231 (26.7) 40 (14.0) 127 (33.2) 229 (30.7) 175 (30.3) 136 (26.0) 938 (27.8)
>64 36 (4.2) 5 (1.8) 14 (3.7) 35 (4.7) 21 (3.6) 35 (6.7) 146 (4.3)
Female subtotal 882 (94.4) 288 (93.8) 397 (97.5) 760 (93.5) 589 (93.5) 539 (90.0) 3 455 (93.6)
<25
25–34 10 (19.2) 8 (16.0) 5 (12.5) 10 (16.9) 40 (17.4)
35–44 13 (25.0) 11 (22.0) 5 (12.5) 23 (39.0) 59 (25.7)
45–54 18 (34.6) 16 (32.0) 17 (42.5) 9 (15.3) 65 (28.3)
55–64 10 (19.2) 7 (36.8) 13 (26.0) 10 (25.0) 16 (27.1) 59 (25.7)
>64 5 (2.2)
Male subtotal 52 (5.6) 19 (6.2) 10 (2.5) 53 (6.5) 41 (6.5) 60 (10.0) 235 (6.4)
<25 19 (2.1) 20 (6.6) 16 (2.0) 13 (2.1) 75 (2.1)
25–34 132 (14.3) 81 (26.6) 47 (11.9) 121 (15.2) 118 (19.0) 124 (21.2) 623 (17.2)
35–44 190 (20.6) 71 (23.3) 74 (18.7) 145 (18.2) 104 (16.8) 135 (23.0) 719 (19.8)
45–54 304 (32.9) 81 (26.6) 125 (31.6) 235 (29.5) 176 (28.4) 133 (22.7) 1 054 (29.1)
55–64 243 (26.3) 47 (15.4) 132 (33.4) 243 (30.5) 186 (30.0) 153 (26.1) 1004 (27.7)
>64 36 (3.9) 5 (1.6) 14 (3.5) 37 (4.6) 23 (3.7) 37 (6.3) 152 (4.2)
Total sample 969 (25.4) 314 (8.2) 422 (11.0) 841 (22.0) 655 (17.1) 621 (16.2) 3 822 (100.0)