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Table 6 Frequency (and percentage) of any professional group reporting any type of violence in the Health Center Complex.

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

Type of violence Nurses Administrative GP Clinical auxiliaries Cleaning personnel Other medical specialty Other with university degree Security Diagnostic paramedics Other
Verbal 35 (67) 37 (71) 22 (44) 5 (24) 3 (20) 2 (25) 5 (71) 1 (20) 1 (33) 0
Bullying / Mobbing 12 (23) 18 (35) 15 (31) 2 (9) 0 1 (11) 1 (14) 1 (20) 2 (67) 0
Against property 8 (15) 7 (14) 12 (24) 0 0 2 (25) 1 (14) 0 0 0
Discrimination 3 (6) 3 (6) 2 (4) 0 0 0 1 (14) 0 0 0
Physical 4 (8) 0 2 (4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sexual 0 1 (2) 1 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Any type 36 (74) 35 (70) 29 (58) 6 (29) 4 (29) 3 (33) 3 (60) 2 (40) 1 (33) 0