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Table 1 Self-reported worrying about WPB

From: Workplace bullying and its impact on the quality of healthcare and patient safety

 Strongly
Disagree
n(%)
Somewhat
Disagree
n(%)
Neutral
n(%)
Somewhat
Agree
n(%)
Strongly
Agree
n(%)
Work place bullying increases my stress level.57(5.3)34(3.2)78(7.3)228(21.2)677(63.0)
Work place bullying negatively affects my work performance.67(6.2)37(3.4)62(5.8)293(27.3)615(57.3)
Work place bullying leads to communication problems among staff.49(4.6)43(4.0)112(10.4)263(24.5)607(56.5)
Work place bullying alters my thinking or concentration59(5.5)47(4.4)97(9.0)258(24.0)613(57.1)
Work place bullying delays the delivery of care66(6.1)45(4.2)120(11.2)236(22.0)607(56.5)
Work place bullying may increases medical errors58(5.4)48(4.5)139(12.9)224(20.9)605(56.3)
Work place bullying negatively affects my emotional health.59(5.5)55(5.1)107(10.0)279(26.0)574(53.4)
Work place bullying increases patient complaints64(6.0)60(5.6)179(16.7)226(21.0)545(50.7)
Work place bullying lowers self-confidence.83(7.7)49(4.6)101(9.4)355(33.1)486(45.2)
Work place bullying may lead to increased patient falls.95(8.8)54(5.0)157(14.6)211(19.7)557(51.9)
Work place bullying negatively affects my physical health.97(9.0)78(7.3)151(14.1)241(22.4)507(47.2)
Work place bullying leads to high rates of adverse events or patient mortality.106(9.9)53(4.9)203(18.9)203(18.9)509(47.4)
Work place bullying causes dissatisfaction with my job.108(10.1)85(7.9)128(11.9)290(27.0)463(43.1)
Work place bullying makes me consider changing my job.148(13.8)75(7.0)147(13.7)216(20.1)488(45.4)
Work place bullying makes me want to stay home rather than go to work.264(24.6)107(10.0)174(16.2)199(18.5)330(30.7)
  1. n: frequency, %: percentage