Nursing Stress Level Statistics

Nursing stress levels are generally high, with multiple studies indicating that a significant percentage of nurses experience high levels of stress in their work environment.

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"92% of nurses in a survey reported moderate to high stress levels"

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"Approximately 33% of nursing staff considered leaving the profession due to stress"

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"In a survey, 76% of nurses cited the effects of work-related stress on their health"

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"Nearly 50% of nurses consider their workload as their highest stressor"

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"Around 34.3% of nurses reportedly had a high burnout level caused by stress"

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"Around 44% of newly qualified nurses experience high levels of stress."

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"Over 70% of nurses state lifesaving situations as the highest stressor"

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"It has been reported that 25-33% of nurses experience symptoms of burnout due to stress"

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"17.7% of critical care nurses reported stress levels high enough to consider leaving the profession"

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"Over 80% of psychiatric nurses identify their work as highly stressful"

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"Approximately 67% of nurses cite emotional exhaustion related to stress incidents"

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"Workplace violence adds to the stress, with 76% of nurses reporting as a source of stress"

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"18% of nurses have an intention to leave their profession as a result of job stress"

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"24.7% of nurses reported high stress due to inadequate staffing level"

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"37% of registered nurses reported job stress caused sleep disturbances"

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