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Table 6 Satisfaction with primary work community by region of primary employment and nurse type

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

Overall, I am satisfied with my primary work community

Atlantic

M (SD)

n = 958

QC

M (SD)

n = 307

ON

M (SD)

n = 417

MB/SK

M (SD)

n = 833

AB/BC

M (SD)

n = 645

Territories

M (SD)

n = 607

Total

M (SD)

n=

NP

n = 162

4.10 (0.70)

4.25 (0.79)

4.06 (0.81)

4.32 (0.48)

4.00 (0.63)

4.23 (0.63)

4.16 (0.69)

RN

n = 2 045

4.10 (0.78)

4.08 (0.63)

4.08 (0.72)

4.09 (0.70)

4.07 (0.83)

4.05 (0.77)

4.08 (0.75)

LPN

n = 1 356

3.98 (0.78)

3.88 (0.72)

4.05 (0.79)

3.98 (0.70)

3.92 (0.85)

3.97 (0.85)

3.97 (0.78)

RPN n = 204

3.97 (0.78)

3.94 (0.82)

4.33 (0.82)

3.97 (0.79)

Total sample

N = 3 767

4.04 (0.78)

4.02 (0.69)

4.07 (0.76)

4.03 (0.71)

4.00 (0.83)

4.06 (0.78)

4.04 (0.76)

  1. Likert scale had a range of 1–5, with a higher number representing greater satisfaction