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Table 3 Relation between gender, occupation and attitudes on justification of physical violence (%)

From: The training needs of Turkish emergency department personnel regarding intimate partner violence

Women deserve physical punishment under these situations Gender Occupation Not agreed (%) Agreed (%) χ2 P
Lying to husband F Nurse 37.5 62.5 13.06 0.001
   Physician 60.9 39.1   
  M Physician 28.6 71.4   
Talking too much F Nurse 62.5 37.5 11.02 0.004
   Physician 76.6 23.4   
  M Physician 47.1 52.9   
Deceiving husband F Nurse 27.5 72.5 8.17 0.017
   Physician 44.7 55.3   
  M Physician 21.2 78.8   
Criticizing the manner of men F Nurse 47.5 52.5 11.35 0.003
   Physician 61.7 38.3   
  M Physician 31.8 68.2   
Envying husband F Nurse 62.5 37.5 11.28 0.004
   Physician 70.2 29.8   
  M Physician 41.7 58.3   
Not keeping her promise F Nurse 42.5 57.5 4.91 0,08
   Physician 61.7 38.3   
  M Physician 42.9 57.1   
Reminding her husband's weaknesses F Nurse 50 50 5.46 0.039
   Physician 61.7 38.3   
  M Physician 38.8 61.2   
Refuse of sexual intercourse F Nurse 69.2 30.8 3.77 0.152
   Physician 78.7 21.3   
  M Physician 68.4 31.6   
Failure in care of children F Nurse 37.5 62.5 10.05 0.007
   Physician 57.4 42.6   
  M Physician 29.4 70.6   
Sometimes women learn with physical punishment because of their former learning experiences F Nurse 87.5 12.5 8.13 0.017
   Physician 89.1 10.9   
  M Physician 79.8 20.2