Characteristics of registered nurses in nursing homes. Preliminary data from the 1985 National Nursing Home Survey.

Abstract

Registered nurses work more often in other types of facilities or settings than in nursing homes. The typical RN working in a nursing home in 1985 was female, white, and married. RN's who work with the elderly tend to be older than the average RN. RN's on the staff of nursing homes in 1985 had a median age of about 45 years, and the majority had been… (More)

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