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Table 2 Incidence of violence

From: The effects of workplace respect and violence on nurses’ job satisfaction in Ghana: a cross-sectional survey

Item descriptions n (n%)
Have you been verbally abused in your work place in the past 12 months?
 Yes 312 (52.7)
 No 280 (47.3)
Have you been sexually harassed in your workplace in the past 12 months?
 Yes 72 (12.2)
 No 520 (87.8)
Have you been physically abused in your workplace in the past 12 months?
 Yes 53 (9.0)
 No 539 (91.0)
How concerned are you about violence (min = 1, max = 5, mean = 3.05, SD = 1.51)
Number of years in nursing (min = 1, max = 40, mean = 7.38, SD = 9.53)
  1. Source: Field Survey 2013–2014