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Table 1 Description of the sample of homecare workers (N = 1214)

From: Workplace violence against homecare workers and its relationship with workers health outcomes: a cross-sectional study

  N %
Race   
  White 1027 85.4
  Black or African American 44 3.7
  Asian 20 1.7
  American Indian or Alaskan Native 23 1.9
  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6 0.5
  Multi-racial 52 2.5
  Other 30 4.3
Hispanic/Latina 81 6.7
Education   
  8th grade or less 8 0.7
  Some high school 76 6.3
  High school diploma or GED 386 31.9
  Some college 436 36.0
  Associate’s degree or vocational graduate 192 15.9
  Bachelor’s degree 85 7.0
  Post-Baccalaureate/Master’s degree/Ph.D. 27 2.2
  N M (SD)
Age 1136 47.3 (13.8)
Years worked as a HCW 1209 7. 9 (7.3)
Hours/week worked as a HCW 1213 33.5 (27.6)
Number of consumer-employers 1210 1.5 (.8)
  N %
Works for 1 or more male consumer-employer(s) 472 39.1
Is an HCW for spouse only 26 2.1
Works at a job in addition to homecare worker 336 27.8
Experienced verbal aggression 611 51.5
Experienced workplace aggression 327 27.5
Experienced workplace violence 287 24.7
Experienced sexual harassment 312 27.6
Experienced sexual aggression 150 12.8
  N M (SD)
Fear 1207 1.9 (1.0.96)
Burnout 1196 25.7 (23.0)
Stress 1206 26.1 (22.9)
Depression 1207 15.4 (17.9)
Sleep problems 1207 26.7 (26.2)
Confidence 1204 3.5 (.5)