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Table 6 Years of seniority and association with exposure to violence, total population

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

Type of violence By whom Prevalence Seniority (years) average + SD Median P value
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Verbal violence Companion 311 341 13.3 ± 10.6 14.95 + 11.7 10 12 P = 0.056
Passive aggressive Patient 317 334 13.1 ± 11 15.2 ± 11 10 13 P = 0.019
Equipment destruction Companion 57 592 10.3 ± 9.4 14.5 ± 11.2 7 12 P = 0.013
Sexual harassment Patient 44 608 8.6 ± 8.6 14.6 ± 11.2 5.75 12 P = 0.001
Companion 32 614 8.6 ± 8.5 14.5 + 11.2 5.25 12 P = 0.003