Table 5

Medical treatment sought by victim following an incident of workplace violence
Workplace violence Physical abuse Verbal abuse
n % n % n %
Nil 130 76.9 21 39.6 109 94.0
First aid 17 10.1 16 30.2 1 0.9
Own doctor 12 7.1 8 15.1 4 3.4
Emergency department 8 4.7 8 15.1 0 0.0
Staff health service 2 1.2 0 0.0 2 1.7
Total 169 100 53 100 116 100

1Data source: Justice Health, Incident Information Management System.

Study period: 1 July 2007 – 30 June 2010. Frequency missing (n = 39).

Cashmore et al.

Cashmore et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:245   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-245

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