2013 Gallup Poll: Nursing is the Most Trustworthy Profession

Gallup recently conducted their annual poll asking Americans which profession they believe has the highest ethical standards.  

Nurses ranked as the most trustworthy, with 82 percent of American ranking their honesty and ethical standards as “high” or “very high.”

Nurses have continuously been listed at the top of the survey, beating out other professions including doctors, teachers, and pharmacists.  Since 2005, over 80% of Americans have listed nursing as the most trustworthy profession. 

Read more on the survey here.  

by Campaign for Action | December 19, 2013

Tags: data

Ana Madera

Wow… I’m so happy and at the same time very impressed to read this post. Over 80% of Americans find nurses more trustworthy than other profession in the country. I attend a Accelerated BSN program at the moment; As a future nurse in my clinical rotation I’ve witness how nurses work very hard to meet patient’s demand, and always advocating for their patients. We could see their effort and dedication when we read this poll that consistently shows that people connect with nurses and trust them to do the right thing, and obviously they been doing just that for a long time now. It would be great if the people that make health care policies do the same great job as the nurses, since their position is essential as they are in charge of making decisions that could either benefit or affect the health care that Americans receive. It is very important that nurses are being recognized as frontrunners in transforming the health care system to meet the growing demand for prevention, wellness and primary care services, with a focus to improving health care quality for all patients.
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