TABLE 5.3 Characteristics of Nursing Research in Environmental or Occupational Health: 1990–1994 (n = 35 grants and published reports from Tables 5.1 and 5.2)

Characteristics of Nursing Research

Description of Characteristic

% of Nursing Research (n)

Investigator

Nurse

94.3 (33)

 

Other

5.7 (2)

Affiliation of principal investigator

School of nursing

48.6 (17)

 

Corporate

20.0 (7)

 

Unknown

14.3 (5)

 

Other university

11.4 (4)

 

Government

5.7 (2)

Funding source

None or not noted

22.9 (8)

 

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

22.9 (8)

 

National Institute for Nursing Research

17.1 (6)

 

Emergency Room Nursing Foundation

8.6 (3)

 

Sigma Theta Tau International

8.6 (3)

 

Department of Defense

5.7 (2)

 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

5.7(2)

 

American Nurses Foundation

2.8 (1)

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2.8 (1)

 

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

2.8 (1)

Funding amount

Unknown

60.0 (21)

 

<$1,000

14.3 (5)

 

$1,000–$50,000

14.3 (5)

 

$50,000–$100,000

2.8 (1)

 

>$100,000

5.7 (2)

 

None

2.8 (1)

Focus

Occupational

91.4 (32)

 

Environmental

8.6 (3)

Topics

Populations at risk

74.3 (26)

 

Disease or condition

22.9 (8)

 

Prevention

22.9 (8)

 

Particular hazard

20.0 (7)

 

Education

14.3 (5)

 

Policy

11.4 (4)

Population studied

Industrial workers

22.9 (8)

 

Nurses

20.0 (7)

 

Office/municipal workers

20.0 (7)

 

Agricultural workers

17.1 (6)

 

Pregnant women/new mothers

8.6 (3)

 

Neonates

5.7 (2)

 

Disabled

2.8 (1)

 

Rats

2.8 (1)



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