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Table 2 Distribution of demographic and professional variables in the survey

From: Violence against physicians and nurses in a hospital: How does it happen? A mixed-methods study

Variable Description N (%) Total (n)
Age (mean yrs.; sd)   11.2 ± 40.6 (100%) 641
Gender (n;%) Male (39.9%) 270 (100%) 677
Female (60.1%) 407  
Physicians’ roles (n;%) Department Head (3.4%) 23 (34%) 230
Senior physician (15.5%)104
Resident (12.8%) 86
Intern 19 (2.8%)
Nurses’ roles (n;%) Head nurse (4.9%) 33 (66%) 446
Staff nurse (55.7%) 375
% Full time equivalent (FTE) ≥ 50% (n;%) Nurses and physicians (total sample) (98%) 635 (100%) 643
Professional seniority (mean yrs.; sd) Nurses and physicians (total sample) 11.2 ± 14.3 641 (100%)
Departmental seniority (mean yrs.; sd) Nurses and physicians (total sample) 8 ± 8.6 (100%) 646