Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Reported Behaviors: Percent who agreed with "I routinely initiate the topic of woman abuse."

From: Factors influencing identification of and response to intimate partner violence: a survey of physicians and nurses

  Full Study Sample Nurses Physicians
PROFESSION
Nurse 31.8% (190)   
Physician 42.1% (138)   
Missing ---   
SEX
Female* 34.2% (247) 32.0% (186) 44.2% (61)
Male 39.4% (80) --- 40.5% (77)
Missing --- --- 0
AGE (years)
20–29* 28.1% (18) 23.2% (13) 71.4% (5)
30–39* 32.8% (76) 26.4% (38) 43.2% (38)
40–49 34.1% (105) 29.8% (57) 41.0% (48)
50–59 40.7% (109) 39.2% (67) 44.2% (42)
60+ 36.5% (19) 45.2% (14) 23.8% (5)
Missing --- --- 0
CURRENT AREA OF PRACTICE
Family Medicine* 36.7% (110) 23.6% (13) 39.8% (97)
Emergency Medicine* 29.4% (58) 24.7% (40) 52.9% (18)
Public Health 49.4% (82) 49.4% (80) ---
OB/gyn/newborn 27.1% (57) 25.1% (45) 40.0% (12)
Retired + other 29.7% (11) 25.0% (8) ---
Missing 52.4% (11) --- 53.8% (7)
YEARS IN CURRENT AREA OF PRACTICE
Less than 10 years* 35.0% (143) 29.5% (80) 46.6% (62)
10 years or more 36.0% (183) 34.0% (108) 39.7% (75)
Missing --- --- ---
  1. The table shows the percent that endorsed both "agree" and "strongly agree"; 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 ;*: Z test indicates a statistically significant difference between Nurses and Physicians, p < 0.05