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College of Nursing


Workforce Data Summary Report 2012 - 2013

Demographic Data: Nurse Practitioners

Education Preparation

N=1674

Education Preparation Percentage
NP Certificate 7.0
Masters 86.4
Doctorate 4.0

53% of NPs received entry nursing degree in South Carolina

Gender

Gender Percentage
Male 5.1
Female 94.9

 

NP gender chart

Ethnicity

Ethnicity Percentage
White 88.8
African American 8.8
Other/Unknown 2.4

 

NP chart ethnicity

Age

Age Number of NPs Percentage
21-25 2 0.1
26-30 102 6.1
31-35 221 13.2
36-40 210 12.5
41-45 203 12.1
46-50 223 13.3
51-55 259 15.5
56-60 260 15.5
61-65 130 7.8
66-70 53 3.2
71-75 9 0.5
76-80 2 0.1

Average Age = 47 y/o
57% < 50 y/o

Nurse Practitioner Employment Title

N=1,674

NP Title Number Percentage
Family 884 52.8
Adult 242 14.5
Pediatric 136 8.1
Acute Care 134 8.0
Women's Health 51 3.0
Neonatal 49 2.9
Psychiatric 31 1.9
Geriatric 28 1.7
OB/GYN 19 1.1
Occupational Health 14 0.8
School 1 0.1
Other/Unknown 85 5.1

 

Nurse Practitioner Employment Setting

N=1674

NP Setting Count Percentage
Other 81 4.84
Self Employed 10 0.60
Insurer/Third Party Payor 10 0.60
Psychiatric Hospital 13 0.78
School Nurse 16 0.96
Nursing Home 16 0.96
Hospice 18 1.08
Occupational Health 19 1.14
Health Department 41 2.45
School of Nursing 64 3.82
Hospital Outpatient 154 9.20
Hospital Wide 158 9.44
Hospital Inpatient 182 10.87
Free Standing Outpatient Clinic 270 16.13
Physician Office 662 37.16