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Table 2 Sociodemographic sample characteristics

From: Effect of trauma-informed care on hair cortisol concentration in youth welfare staff and client physical aggression towards staff: results of a longitudinal study

VariableSampleControl group (n = 29)Test statisticp
Intervention group (n = 18)
Age M (SD)35.33 (8.82)38.66 (11.18)T (df)
−1.06 (45)
.291
Gender n (%)
 Male10 (55.6)6 (20.7)χ2 (df)
6.01(1)
.014
 Female8 (44.4)23 (79.3) 
Occupation n (%)
 Social worker16 (88.9)24 (85.7)Fn/a.564
 Teachers, psychologists, others2 (11.1)4 (14.3) 
Professional experience in years
M (SD)
6.80 (6.09)10.40 (10.53)U
276.500
.437
Professional experience in the current institution in years M (SD)3.12 (2.45)4.48 (4.88)U
260.500
.598
  1. Note. M mean, SD standard deviation, df degrees of freedom, F Fisher’s exact test, n/a not available, U Mann-Whitney-U-Test