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Table 3 Top five barriers by discipline

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

Nurses (n = 527) Physicians (n = 238)
1 Lack of time (27.3%) 1 Lack of time (46.2%)
2 Lack of training (20.9%) 2 Behaviours attributed to women living with abuse (25.2%)
3 Behaviours attributed to women living with abuse (19.9%) 3 Lack of resources (18.9%)
4 Partner presence (19.5%) 4 Language/cultural practices (8.8%)
5 Language/cultural practices (18.4%) 5 Lack of training (5.5%)