Data Hosting: National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners (NSSNP)
The National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners (NSSNP) was designed to provide national representative estimates of the U.S. nurse practitioner (NP) supply and to collect detailed data on the licensure, education, clinical practice characteristics, and demographics of nurse practitioners.
Data and Documentation
- 2012 NSSNP Restricted Data Codebook [PDF – 1MB]
- 2012 NSSNP Variable Definitions [PDF – 522KB]
- NSSNP Questionnaire [PDF – 149KB]
Location of Access
NSSNP data can be accessed through the following RDC access modes:
- NCHS RDC
Your request for access to restricted-use data is captured within the RDC proposal. In the proposal, please thoroughly explain your research need for access to restricted-use variables, your analytic plan, how you intend to report your results, and the exact output you need for your near final product (e.g., paper, journal article or presentation). All sections of the proposal must be filled-out and clearly stated. Submit your proposal as one document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confidentiality and Disclosure
After the proposal is approved, all members of the research team are required to complete the Confidentiality Training. Please submit your Confidentiality Training certificate and signed, notarized non-disclosure affidavit to your RDC Analyst along with the Data Use Agreement. For more information, see: Confidentiality and Disclosure
Output Review for Disclosure Risk
All output submitted for a disclosure review must be the near final product and it must match the output described in your approved proposal. We will not review frequency distributions or other large volumes of output. For more information, see: Output Policies and Procedures (hyperlink to https://www.cdc.gov/rdc/b1datatype/rdc-Output.htm)