Violence against primary health care workers in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia.

@article{ElGilany2010ViolenceAP,
  title={Violence against primary health care workers in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Abdel-Hady El-Gilany and Adel El-Wehady and Mostafa Abdel Monhem Amr},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={
          716-34
        }
}
This self-report questionnaire study was carried out in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia to highlight the magnitude, predictors, and circumstances of workplace violence against primary health care (PHC) workers. A total of 1,091 workers completed a self-administered questionnaire. About 28% were exposed to at least one violent event during the past year. Logistic regression analysis revealed that the most important predictors of violence are high education of workers (OR = 9.3), working in emergency… CONTINUE READING

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