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Table 207
Registered nurses per 100,000 population, United States, 2004
Population group U.S. populationa Registered nurseb Rate
Total   285,691,501 2,909,357 1018.4
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 40,459,196 48,009 118.7
Non-Hispanic, White only  192,362,875 2,380,529 1237.5
Non-Hispanic, Black only 34,142,554 122,495 358.8
Non-Hispanic, Asian only 11,955,401 84,383 705.8
Non-Hispanic, NHOPI only 364,656 5,594 1534.0
Non-Hispanic, AI/AN only 1,852,775 9,453 510.2
Non-Hispanic, Multiple races  3,952,857 41,244 1043.4

a The U.S. population data are from Census Bureau 2004 American Community Survey.

b The 2004 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses collected data on the actively licensed registered nurse population as of March 2004.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

Source: National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses and the American Community Survey from the U.S. Census for the U.S. population.


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