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Table 5 Risk factors influencing stress in the people affected by violence and aggression

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

  Impairment through incidents
  Low High   
  N % N % OR 95%CI
Women 57 72.2 22 27.8 1 --
Men 34 77.3 10 22.7 0.6 0.3-1.6
Age       
20-29 years 17 81.0 4 19.0 1 --
30-39 years 26 74.3 9 25.7 1.9 0.5-8.1
40-49 years 35 70.0 15 30.0 1.6 0.4-5.9
≥ 50 years 13 76.5 4 23.5 1.8 0.3-9.5
Duration of employment *       
0-5 years 16 88.9 2 11.1 1 --
6-10 years 14 77.8 4 22.2 1.7 0.3-11.4
11-15 years 18 75.0 6 25.0 2.4 0.4-14.2
>15 years 43 68.3 20 31.7 2.9 0.6-14.8
Setting       
Nursing home 45 73.8 16 26.2 1 --
Psychiatric clinic 20 64.5 11 35.5 1.1 0.4-3.0
Workshop for people with disabilities 26 83.9 5 16.1 0.6 0.2-2.1
Support       
Good 64 81.0 15 19.0 1 --
Intermediate to poor 27 61.4 17 38.6 2.8 1.2-6.6
Violence       
Less frequent 49 83.1 10 16.9 1 --
Weekly 42 65.6 22 34.4 2.7 1.1-6.4
  1. * Test for trend: p > 0.05