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Table 3 Indications of stress due to verbal and physical aggression (n = 116), social support at work (n = 116) and preparation through the institutions (n = 123), separated according to health care settings

From: Aggression and violence against health care workers in Germany - a cross sectional retrospective survey

  Workshop for people with disabilities Nursing homes Psychiatric clinic Total
  N % N % N % N %
Stress due to aggression 26   31   59   116  
Low 11 42.3 12 38.7 19 32.2 42 36.2
Intermediate 10 38.5 8 25.8 24 40.7 42 36.2
High 5 19.2 11 35.5 16 27.1 32 27.6
Support at work 26   31   59   116  
Poor 6 23.1 9 29.0 10 16.9 25 21.6
Intermediate 4 15.4 5 16.1 10 16.9 19 16.4
Good 16 61.5 17 54.8 39 66.1 72 62.1
Preparation by the institution 31   31   61   123  
Poor 8 25.8 13 41.9 14 23.0 35 28.5
Intermediate 13 41.9 12 38.7 26 42.6 51 41.5
Good 10 32.3 6 19.4 21 34.4 37 30.1