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Table 3 Frequency (and percentage) of any professional group reporting any type of violence in the hospital.

From: Patterns of perceptions of workplace violence in the Portuguese health care sector

Type of violence Hospital administrator/director Nurse Administrative personnel Doctor Clinical auxiliaries Diagnostic paramedics Other with university degree Other auxiliaries Other
Verbal* 1 (20) 29 (41) 3 (12) 13 (42) 13 (19) 6 (24) 1 (17) 2 (14) 6 (27)
Bullying / Mobbing* 1 (20) 17 (25) 1 (5) 7 (23) 7 ((11) 2 (9) 2 (33) 0 6 (29)
Discrimination** 0 9 (13) 1 (4) 1 (3) 5 (8) 1 (4) 0 1 (7) 3 (15)
Physical** 0 5 (7) 0 0 1 (2) 0 0 0 1 (4)
Sexual harassment** 0 5 (7) 0 0 1 (2) 0 0 1 (7) 0
Any type* 2 (40) 38 (54) 5 (20) 16 (52) 19 (28) 8 (32) 2 (33) 3 (21) 9 (39)
  1. * Likelihood ratio p < 0.05; ** likelihood ratio p > 0.05