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Journal Article
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Jackson, Maria D.; Ashley, Deanna E.
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Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Workplace Violence in Jamaica's Health Sector: Determinants of Physical and Psychological Abuse [Abstract]
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West Indian Medical Journal
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2004
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53 Suppl. 2
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55
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Presented at the Caribbean Health Research Council, St. Georges, Grenada
Abstract
Objective: To determine the prevalence of health staff experiences of violence at the work place and identity factors associated with physical and and psychological violence. Design and Method: This was a cross-sectional study of 832 health staff. All specialist hospitals, one Type A and B hospital in the metropolitan area, Type C hospitals in the rural parishes and Type 1-5 primary care centres in urban and rural areas were sampled. Ten percent of each occupational group were selected randomly. (AU)....
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