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National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses Data Download - 1977-2008

HRSA’s Bureau of Health Professions has conducted a National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses (NSSRN) approximately every four years since 1977. The data from these periodic surveys provide the basis for evaluating trends and projection of the future supply of nursing resources.

Download the NSSRN data in one of the following formats:

Year Summary Level Documentation ASCII Format SAS Format SPSS Format Survey Findings
2008 State Download (approx. 14 MB) Download (approx. 18 MB) Download (approx. 31 MB) Download (approx. 25 MB) Download (2.8 MB)
2008 County Download (approx. 13 MB) Download (approx. 20 MB) Download (approx. 32 MB) Download (approx. 27 MB) Not available
2004 State Download (approx. 5.5 MB) Download (approx. 6.3 MB) Not available Not available Download (2.4 MB)
2004 County Download (approx. 5.8 MB) Download (approx. 7.7 MB) Not available Not available Not available
2000 State Download (approx. 1.4 MB) Download (approx. 2.6 MB) Not available Not available Download (1.9 MB)
2000 County Download (approx. 1.5 MB) Download (approx. 6.0 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1996 State Download (approx. 6.3 MB) Download (approx. 1.8 MB) Not available Not available Download (5.8 MB)
1996 County Download (approx. 6.3 MB) Download (approx. 3.3 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1992 State Download (approx. 4.1 MB) Download (approx. 1.9 MB) Not available Not available Download (6.2 MB)
1992 County Download (approx. 4.1 MB) Download (approx. 3.6 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1988 State Download (approx. 2.4 MB) Download (approx. 1.7 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1988 County Download (approx. 2.4 MB) Download (approx. 3.4 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1984 State Download (approx. 1.6 MB) Download (approx. 1.8 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1984 County Download (approx. 1.6 MB) Download (approx. 3.0 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1980 State Download (approx. 1.6 MB) Download (approx. 1.5 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1980 County Download (approx. 1.6 MB) Download (approx. 1.8 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1977 State Download (approx. 2.1 MB) Download (approx. 1.2 MB) Not available Not available Not available
1977 County Download (approx. 2.1 MB) Download (approx. 1.4 MB) Not available Not available Not available

 

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