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Table 3 Incidents of workplace violence reported by Justice Health employees between 1 July 2007 and 30 June 2010 by victim’s age 1

From: Workplace violence in a large correctional health service in New South Wales, Australia: a retrospective review of incident management records

  Workplace violence Physical abuse Verbal abuse
n % n % n %
<30 ;years 32 16.8 17 30.9 15 11.1
30-39 ;years 40 21.1 15 27.3 25 18.5
40-49 ;years 56 29.5 15 27.3 41 30.4
50+ years 62 32.6 8 14.6 54 40.0
Total 190 100 55 100 135 100
  1. 1. Data source: Justice Health, Incident Information Management System.
  2. Frequency missing (n = 18).