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College of Nursing


Workforce Data Summary Report 2012 - 2013

Demographic Data: Registered Nurses

Gender

N=37,754 (excluding APRN)

Gender Count Percentage
Male 2,353 6.2
Female 35,401 93.8

 

Gender Breakdown

Age

Age Range Number of RNs Percentage
20-30 5,668 15.0
31-40 9,000 23.8
41-50 9,500 25.2
51-60 9,425 25.0
61-70 3,684 9.8
71-80 433 1.0
>80 29 <1.0
Unknown 18 <1.0

Average Age = 45 y/o
Two Thirds of RN Workforce <50 y/o

Employment

N=37,754 (excluding APRN)

Place of Employment Count
Other 5,946
Hospice 1,185
School Nurse 1,213
Physician Office 1,717
Freestanding OP Clinic 1,815
Nursing Home 1,832
Hospital Outpatient 3,240
Hospital Wide 6,440
Hospital Inpatient 14,366

82% report working full-time
63.7% work in hospital settings (inpatient, outpatient, hospital wide)
 

Ethnicity/Race of RN Workforce, Compared to SC and US Census Data

Ethnicity SC RN Workforce % SC General Population % US General Population %
White 82.6 68.3 77.7
African American 11.6 27.9 13.2
Asian 2.0 1.5 5.3
Hispanic 1.0 5.3 17.1
Native American 0.2 0.1 0.2