Becoming an Emergency Medical Technician: Urban-Rural Differences in Motivation and Job Satisfaction

Date
03/2007
Description

This study uses cross-sectional data from the 2003 national Longitudinal Emergency Medical Technician Attributes and Demographic Study (LEADS) Project to explore urban-rural differences in why EMTs enter the field, what is important in their jobs, and whether they are satisfied with their profession.

Center
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Authors
P. Daniel Patterson, Victoria Freeman, Charity Moore, Rebecca Slifkin