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Table 2 Worry scores across health practitioners’ and job characteristics

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

 n(%)
1074(100)
Median[IQR]
81.7[35]
Gender
 Male152(14.2)68.3[41.3]
 Female922(85.8)83.3[32.1]
  Z=-5.224, P<0.001*
Age (years)
 <30348(32.4)90.0[25.0]
 ≥30726(68.6)77.5[40.0]
  Z=-3.826, P<0.001*
Marital status
 Single/Separated534(49.7)86.7[28.8]
 Married540(50.3)78.3[41.7]
  Z=-3.452, P=0.001*
Educational status
 Diploma's/Bachelor’s degree867(80.7)80.0[38.3]
 Master’s/PhD degree207(19.3)90.0[30.0]
  Z=-3.188, P=0.001*
Nationality
 Saudi292(27.2)76.7[41.7]
 Non-Saudi782(72.8)83.3[33.3]
  Z=-2.077, P=0.038
Work experience (years)
 ≤10587(54.7)88.3[28.3]
 >10487(45.3)75.0[43.3]
  Z=-5.535, P<0.001*
Job position
 Physicians/Pharmacists172(16.0)79.2[41.7]
 Nurses/Technicians/Administrative902(84.0)81.7[33.3]
  Z=-1.467, P=0.142
Previous training on work place bullying
 Yes118(11.0)81.7[40.4]
 No956(89.0)81.6[33.3]
  Z=-1.341, P=0.180
Previously exposed to WPB
 Yes684(63.7)86.7[28.3]
 No390(36.3)71.7[38.3]
  Z=-9.124, P<0.001*
  1. IQR interquartile range, Z = Mann-Whitney test Z-score, *P value: statistically significant at < 0.025