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Table 1 Participants demographic and professional characteristics (n= 444)

From: Workplace violence towards workers in the emergency departments of Palestinian hospitals: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic F %
Region   
 West Bank 131 29.5
 Gaza Strip 313 70.5
Ownership   
 Governmental 323 72.7
 Non-governmental 121 27.3
Monthly ED visits a   
 <3 000 visits 92 20.7
 3 000–9 000 visits 96 21.6
 >9 000 visits 256 57.7
Gender   
 Male 341 76.8
 Female 103 23.2
Age   
 ≤30 years 211 47.5
 >30 years 233 52.5
Job category   
 Physician 142 32.0
 Nurse 161 36.3
 Administrative 141 31.7
Experience in EDs   
 <5 years 250 56.3
 5–9 years 111 25.0
 ≥10 years 83 18.7
Level of education   
 <Bachelor’s 144 32.4
 ≥Bachelor’s 300 67.6
  1. aSource of data Ministry of Health [8] and direct contacts with hospital administrations.