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Table 3 Severity of SOAS-RE and VAS score by time of incident

From: Characteristics of aggressive incidents in emergency primary health care described by the Staff Observation Aggression Scale – Revised Emergency (SOAS-RE)

 SOAS-REVAS
MeanSDp-valueMeanSDp-value
Day of week
 Monday - Friday9.64.1 43.125.6 
 Saturday - Sunday/public holidays9.94.50.46947.326.60.196
Shift
 Day8.94.5 44.428.5 
 Evening9.54.1 44.624.5 
 Night10.34.10.05844.724.70.997
Season
 Spring10.14.5 47.326.7 
 Summer10.64.2 42.823.2 
 Fall9.74.0 47.127.2 
 Winter8.84.00.03342.126.00.448