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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: The prospective effects of workplace violence on physicians’ job satisfaction and turnover intentions: the buffering effect of job control

  n (%)
Physical violence at phase 1  
 No 596 (39)
 Less than once a year 731 (48)
 Once a year or more often 188 (13)
Bullying at phase 1  
 No 1233 (81)
 Yes 282 (19)
Gender  
 Women 918 (61)
 Men 597 (39)
Response format at phase 2  
 Internet 922 (61)
 Post 593 (39)
Specialisation status at phase 1  
 Not specialised 166 (11)
 Specialisation on-going 176 (12)
 Specialised 1170 (77)
Employment sector at phase 1  
 Hospital 694 (46)
 Primary care 328 (22)
 Other 493 (32)
  Mean (SD)
Age at phase 1 45.7 (9.5)
Turnover intentions at phase 1 (1-3) 1.54 (0.56)
Turnover intentions at phase 2 (1-3) 1.46 (0.52)
Job satisfaction at phase 1 (1-5) 3.96 (0.71)
Job satisfaction at phase 2 (1-5) 4.03 (0.83)
Job control at phase 1 (1-5) 3.95 (0.51)