Most Online Respondents Reported Nursing as Their First Career Choice, According to Poll

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Nursing Career Poll Results

The American Nurses Association (ANA) would like to thank its Web site visitors who participated in the April 2010 'Have Your Say' online poll. The poll asked visitors if nursing was their first, second, or third career choice.

According to the results, 62% of respondents reported nursing as their first career, with 31% reporting it as their second. Only 7% of respondents said that nursing was their third career.  This tally was based on 2009 online votes.

To participate in the new poll, go to the NursingWorld homepage and answer the new poll question under the section titled "HAVE YOUR SAY" at the bottom of the left margin. Polls are posted on a monthly basis, with results from the previous poll made available on the Nursing Insider and the poll results archives.

"Have your Say" polls are snapshots taken during a brief period of time that reflect the views of users who choose to share their opinions on a variety of issues. The polls are not designed or intended to reflect a statistically valid representation of the population and should not be used as such. Data used to report the results were based on responses submitted between April 1 to April 30, 2010.