2014 National Survey of Canadian Nurses
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Title2014 National Survey of Canadian Nurses
Study Global IDhdl:11272/10369
Other IDDOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18357/CHI.2014.data01
AuthorsCanada Health Infoway; Canadian Nurses Association
ProducerCanada Health Infoway (CHI); Canadian Nurses Association (CNA)
Funding AgencyCanada Health Infoway
DistributorUniversity of Victoria Libraries
Distribution DateAugust, 2016
DepositorJennifer Conn
Deposit DateAugust, 2016
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Description and Scope

This data set is a result of the first quantitative survey of Canadian nurses to explore their access to and use of digital health in nursing practice. It was a joint collaboration between the Canadian Nurses Association and Canada Health Infoway. Harris Decima, a third-party, vendor administered the online survey in collaboration with the Infoway and the CNA.

Description DateMay, 2016
KeywordsHealth (ACV)
Topic ClassificationOpen (Open Access Tag)
Geographic CoverageCanada
Geographic UnitProvinces
Unit of AnalysisIndividuals
UniverseCanadian Nurses
Kind of DataSurvey data
Data Collection / Methodology
Data CollectorHarris/Decima
Sampling ProcedureThe CNA distributed email invitations to members where this was available. All nurses with an email address were invited to participate. 1,517 completions via this approach For those without an email address, a notice was posted in the CNA magazine inviting participation. 173 completions via this approach. Nurses in Quebec were invited to the survey via the provincial nursing association.
Collection ModeOnline survey
WeightingData were weighted to reflect the distribution of nurses providing direct care in each province. CIHI 2012 report on Regulated Nurses: Canadian Trends, served as the source document . Weighting factors that were applied are well within industry standard limits (under 2.5)
Response RateA total of 1,690 surveys were completed in English and French between February-March, 2014, over a three week period: • 1,094 in clinical nursing • 281 nursing administration • 240 nursing education • 45 nursing policy • 22 nursing research
Data Availability
Number of Files 1
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ContactJennifer Conn
Citation RequirementsCanada Health Infoway and Canadian Nurses Association
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