Table 2

Reported Behaviors: Percent who agreed with "I routinely initiate the topic of woman abuse."

Full Study Sample

Nurses

Physicians


PROFESSION

Nurse

31.8% (190)

Physician

42.1% (138)

Missing

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SEX

Female*

34.2% (247)

32.0% (186)

44.2% (61)

Male

39.4% (80)

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40.5% (77)

Missing

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0

AGE (years)

20–29*

28.1% (18)

23.2% (13)

71.4% (5)

30–39*

32.8% (76)

26.4% (38)

43.2% (38)

40–49

34.1% (105)

29.8% (57)

41.0% (48)

50–59

40.7% (109)

39.2% (67)

44.2% (42)

60+

36.5% (19)

45.2% (14)

23.8% (5)

Missing

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0

CURRENT AREA OF PRACTICE

Family Medicine*

36.7% (110)

23.6% (13)

39.8% (97)

Emergency Medicine*

29.4% (58)

24.7% (40)

52.9% (18)

Public Health

49.4% (82)

49.4% (80)

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OB/gyn/newborn

27.1% (57)

25.1% (45)

40.0% (12)

Retired + other

29.7% (11)

25.0% (8)

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Missing

52.4% (11)

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53.8% (7)

YEARS IN CURRENT AREA OF PRACTICE

Less than 10 years*

35.0% (143)

29.5% (80)

46.6% (62)

10 years or more

36.0% (183)

34.0% (108)

39.7% (75)

Missing

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The table shows the percent that endorsed both "agree" and "strongly agree"; 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 ;*: Z test indicates 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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