Table 1

Demographic Characteristics of Study Sample, Percent with Characteristic

Full Study Sample (931)

Nurses (597)*

Physicians (328)*


SEX^

Female

77.6% (722)

97.5% (582)

42.1% (138)

Male

21.8% (203)

2.0% (12)

57.9% (190)

Missing

0.6% (6)

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0

AGE^(years)

20–29

6.9% (64)

9.4% (56)

2.1% (7)

30–39

24.9% (232)

24.1% (144)

26.8% (88)

40–49

33.1% (308)

32.0% (191)

35.7% (117)

50–59

28.8% (268)

28.6% (171)

29.0% (95)

60+

5.6% (52)

5.2% (31)

6.4% (21)

Missing

0.8% (7)

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0

CURRENT AREA OF PRACTICE^

Family Medicine

32.2% (300)

9.2% (55)

74.4% (244)

Emergency Medicine

21.2% (197)

27.1% (162)

10.4% (34)

Public Health

17.8% (166)

27.1% (162)

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OB/gyn/newborn

22.6% (210)

30.0% (179)

9.1% (30)

Retired + other+

4.0% (37)

5.4% (32)

1.5% (5)

Missing

2.3% (21)

1.2% (7)

4% (13)

ANY DISCLOSURES^

Never

23.1% (215)

31.2% (186)

7.9% (26)

None this year

10.3% (96)

11.9% (71)

7.6% (25)

Less than 20 this year

63.1% (587)

53.8% (321)

80.2% (263)

20 or more this year

2.5% (23)

1.8% (11)

3.7% (12)

Missing

1.1% (10)

1.8% (8)

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FORMAL IPV TRAINING

No

61.5% (573)

62.0% (370)

60.7% (199)

Yes

36.7% (342)

36.3% (217)

37.5% (123)

Missing

1.7% (16)

1.7% (10)

1.8% (6)

RESPONDENT, FRIEND, OR RELATIVE EXPERIENCE^

No

49.7% (463)

45.4% (271)

57.3% (188)

Yes

48.4% (451)

52.9% (316)

40.9% (134)

Missing

1.8% (17)

1.7% (10)

1.8% (6)

CALLED CAS^

No

61.5% (573)

66.8% (399)

52.4% (172)

Yes

36.3% (338)

31.0% (185)

46.0% (151)

Missing

2.1% (20)

2.2% (13)

1.5% (5)

CALLED POLICE

No

81.2% (756)

81.6% (487)

80.5% (264)

Yes

17.6% (164)

17.4% (104)

18.3% (60)

Missing

1.2% (11)

1.0% (6)

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* 6 did not indicate if they were a physician or a nurse; the number in the parenthesis is the sample size; ---: proportion suppressed, based on fewer than 5 observations; OB/gyn/newborn: Obstetrics/gynaecology/care of newborns; IPV: intimate partner violence;+ : includes those who, at the time of the survey, worked in paediatrics, psychiatry, cardiac care, oncology, critical care and other areas; CAS: Children's Aid Society; ^: Z-tests indicate a statistically significant difference between Nurses and Physicians, p < 0.05

Gutmanis et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-12

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