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Table 1 Distribution of demographic and professional variables

From: Workplace violence in a tertiary care Israeli hospital - a systematic analysis of the types of violence, the perpetrators and hospital departments

Variable Description N (%) Total (n)
Age (mean yrs.; sd)   41 ± 11 641 (100%)
Gender (n;%) Male 270 (40%) 677 (100%)
Female 407 (60%)  
Physicians (n;%) Department Head 23 (3%) 230 (34%)
Senior physician 104 (15%)
Resident 86 (13%)
Intern 19 (3%)
Nurses (n;%) Head nurse 33 (5%) 446 (66%)
Staff nurse 375 (56%)
% working half-time or more >50% (n;%)   635 (98%) 643 (100%)
Professional seniority (mean yrs.; sd)   11 ± 14 641 (100%)
Departmental seniority (mean yrs.; sd)   8 ± 9 646 (100%)