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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study sample

From: Why physicians and nurses ask (or don’t) about partner violence: a qualitative analysis

  Full study sample (931) Sample providing comments (769) Nurses with comments (527)* Physicians with comments (238)*
Sex
Female 77.6% (722) 81.1% (624) 97.2% (512) 46.6% (111)
Male 21.8% (203) 18.1 (139) 2.3% (12) 53.4% (127)
Missing 0.6% (6) 0.8% (6) --- 0
Age (years)
20–29 6.9% (64) 7.4% (57) 9.7% (51) 2.1% (5)
30–39 24.9% (232) 25.0% (192) 24.1% (127) 27.3% (65)
40–49 33.1% (308) 32.9% (253) 32.1% (169) 35.3% (84)
50–59 28.8% (268) 27.7% (213) 27.7% (146) 28.2% (67)
60+ 5.6% (52) 6.1% (47) 5.7% (30) 7.1% (17)
Missing 0.8% (7) 0.9% (7) --- 0
Current area of practice
Family medicine 32.2% (300) 29.3% (225) 8.7% (46) 74.8% (178)
Emergency medicine 21.2% (197) 21.7% (167) 27.1% (143) 9.7% (23)
Public health 17.8% (166) 19.0% (146) 26.9% (142) ---
OB/gyn/newborn 22.6% (210) 23.8% (181) 30.7% (162) 8.8% (21)
Retired + other 4.0% (37) 4.0% (31) 5.3% (28) ---
Missing 2.3% (21) 2.2% (17) 1.1% (6) 4.6% (11)
Any disclosure
Never 23.1% (215) 22.6% (174) 30.4% (160) 5.0% (12)
None this year 10.3% (96) 10.4% (80) 12.1% (64) 6.7% (16)
Less than 20 this year 63.1% (587) 63.1% (485) 54.1% (285) 83.2% (198)
20 or more this year 2.5% (23) 2.9% (22) 2.1% (11) 4.6% (11)
Missing 1.1% (10) 1.0% (8) 1.3% (7) ---
Formal intimate partner violence (IPV) training
No 61.5% (573) 60.3% (464) 61.5% (324) 58.0% (138)
Yes 36.7% (342) 38.2% (294) 37.0% (195) 40.8% (97)
Missing 1.7% (16) 1.4% (11) 1.5% (8) ---
Respondent, friend of relative experience
No 49.7% (463) 46.4% (367) 42.7% (225) 54.2% (129)
Yes 48.4% (451) 52.1% (401) 55.6% (293) 45.0% (107)
Missing 1.8% (17) 1.4% (11) 1.7% (9) ---
  1. Note: * 4 did not indicate if they were a physician or a nurse; the number in the parenthesis is the sample size; ---: proportion suppressed, based on fewer than 5 observations; OB/gyn/newborn: Obstetrics/gynaecology/care of newborns.