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Table 7 Satisfaction with Current Nursing Practice 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 current nursing practice

Atlantic

M (SD)

n = 909

QC

M (SD)

n = 306

ON

M (SD)

n = 400

MB/SK

M (SD)

n = 796

AB/BC

M (SD)

n = 618

Territories

M (SD)

n = 581

Total

M (SD)

n=

NP

n = 159

4.21 (0.83)

4.25 (0.90)

3.87 (0.89)

4.28 (0.84)

4.15 (0.49)

4.10 (0.79)

4.13 (0.81)

RN

n = 1 965

4.00 (0.79)

4.08 (0.58)

4.01 (0.84)

3.99 (0.71)

3.88 (0.96)

4.04 (0.75)

4.00 (0.79)

LPN

n = 1 286

3.83 (0.87)

3.81 (0.82)

3.83 (0.93)

3.78 (0.83)

3.76 (0.92)

3.75 (0.78)

3.80 (0.87)

RPN

n = 200

3.81 (0.95)

3.90 (0.68)

4.00 (1.10)

3.84 (0.89)

Total sample

N = 3 610

3.93 (0.84)

4.00 (0.71)

3.92 (0.88)

3.89 (0.81)

3.84 (0.91)

4.01 (0.76)

3.92 (0.83)

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