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.

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Data and Documentation

Please follow the standard RDC Procedures to access these data.

Location of Access

NSSNP data can be accessed through the following RDC access modes:

Guidance for Researchers Seeking Access to HRSA Data at FSRDCs pdf icon[PDF – 91 KB]


Proposal review will take 12 weeks. Submit completed proposals to

Proposal amendments, including changes to the research team or minor adjustments to research questions or output, require an updated proposal and full review by Review Committee. Revisions in the proposal must be highlighted; please do not use track changes.

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.

Output Review for Disclosures

All output submitted for review must be the near final product and match the output described in your approved proposal.  We will not review frequency distributions or other large volumes of output.


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