Table 2

Work related violence rates: the Minnesota Nurses’ Study

Unadjusted rateAdjusted rate*95% CI
*Adjusted for age, gender, licence type, and home address (metropolitan area versus non-metropolitan area).
†Non-physical violence includes threat, sexual harassment, and verbal abuse.
Annual incidence of physical assault per 100 persons
Total
(519/3999)13.013.212.2 to 14.3
RN
(352/2975)11.812.010.9 to 13.3
LPN
(167/1024)16.316.414.2 to 18.7
Annual incidence of non-physical violence† per 100 persons
Total
(1536/3999)38.438.837.4 to 40.4
RN
(1134/2975)38.138.536.7 to 40.3
LPN
(402/1024)39.339.736.8 to 42.9