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Table 4 Multivariate Logistic regression models, odds ratios (ORs) and 95 % confidence interval (CI95%) corrected for age, gender, job and department

From: Violence towards health care workers in a Public Health Care Facility in Italy: a repeated cross-sectional study

  Physical aggression (N = 107) Threat1(N = 101) Verbal violence(N = 229) Harassment2(N = 25)
Male 1.00 (0.62-1.63)) 1.49 (0.90-2.47) 0.93 (0.66-1.32) 0.77(0.30-2.01)
Female 1 1 1 1
Physician 0.99 (0.47-2.11) 1.49 (0.54-4.10) 0.86 (0.52-1.41) 1.69 (0.42-6.90)
Nurse 1.25 (0.69-2.27) 1.63 (0.65-4.08) 0.63 (0.42-0.94)* 0.52 (0.14-1.98)
Other workers 1 1 1 1
Psychiatry 19.80 (7.82-50.11)*** 21.69 (6.86-68.56)*** 4.55 (2.49-8.29)*** 3.71(0.70-19.55)
A&E 4.29 (1.61-11.40)*** 6.03 (1.98-18.39)*** 2.73 (1.55-4.84)*** 1.89 (0.37-9.69)
Medical & surgical wards 2.75 (1.09-6.96)** 2.07 (0.69-6.28) 1.91 (1.15-3.18)* 2.54 (0.61-10.62)
Outpatient 1.57 (0.54-4.59) 2.70 (0.83-8.75) 1.70 (0.93-2.92) 1.13 (0.18-7.06)
Services 1 1 1 1
  1. Legenda: (1) data not collected in 2007; (2) data not collected in 2005 and 2007.
  2. (*):p < .05; (**)p < .01; (***) p < .001.