Table 3

Types and frequencies of verbal aggressive behaviours

Verbal aggressive behaviours

Frequency (%) n = 2332 (12 miss.)


Verbal aggression or insult

Never

1902 (81.9%)

Rarely

141 (6.1%)

Sometimes

109 (4.7%)

Often

86 (3.7%)

Always

82 (3.5%)

Verbal threat

Never

2072 (89.3%)

Rarely

76 (3.3%)

Sometimes

76 (3.3%)

Often

48 (2.1%)

Always

48 (2.1%)

Verbal sexual advances

Never

2303 (99.3%)

Rarely

8 (0.3%)

Sometimes

5 (0.2%)

Often

4 (0.2%)

Always

0 (0%)


miss. = missing

Voyer et al. BMC Geriatrics 2005 5:13   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-5-13

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