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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and frequency of contact with immigrant patients, by health workers’ group

From: Health workers’ attitudes toward immigrant patients: a cross-sectional survey in primary health care services

  Total n = 320 Office workers n = 115 Nurses n = 114 Doctors n = 91 P value
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Sex      
 Female 269 (84.1) 108 (93.9) 105 (92.1) 56 (61.5) <0.001
 Male 51 (15.9) 7 (6.1) 9 (7.9) 35 (38.5)  
Number of immigrant patients daily contacted
 3 or less 178 (55.6) 51 (44.3) 59 (51.8) 68 (74.7) <0.001
 4 to 7 95 (29.7) 31 (27.0) 44 (38.6) 20 (22.0)  
 8 or more 47 (14.7) 33 (28.7) 11 (9.6) 3 (3.3)  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Age 46.3 (10.2) 47.3 (9.3) 40.8 (10.2) 52.1 (7.6) <0.001