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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