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Table 1 Characteristics of the respondents (n = 240)

From: Workplace violence against physicians and nurses in Palestinian public hospitals: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic N %
Gender   
Male 98 40.8
Female 142 59.2
Profession   
Physician 82 34.2
Nurse 158 65.8
Age groups   
≤ 30 years 89 37.1
31-40 years 104 43.3
41-60 years 47 19.6
Years of experience   
1-5 years 68 28.3
6-10 years 87 36.3
11-15 years 45 18.8
Above 16 years 40 16.7
Level of education   
Diploma 2 years 57 23.8
Bachelor’s 163 67.9
Graduate studies 20 8.3
Work in shifts   
Yes 164 68.3
No 76 31.7
Hospital size   
Small, < 75 beds 51 21.3
Medium, 75–150 beds 109 45.4
Large, > 75 beds 80 33.3
Department   
Medical/Surgical 52 21.7
Emergency 49 20.4
Pediatrics 26 10.8
Split time more than one department 28 11.7
Dialyses 24 10.0
Intensive care 22 9.2
Operating/Recovery Room 14 5.8
Other department 25 10.4