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Table 1 Incidence rates of verbal abuse and physical violence in several countries

From: A survey of workplace violence against physicians in the hospitals, Myanmar

Author’s name Published year [reference number] Country Verbal abuse (%) Physical violence (%)
Ness et al. 2000 [1] United Kingdom 54.0 6.0
Forrest et al. 2011 [2] Australia 58.0 18.0
Terzoni et al. 2015 [3] Italy 40.2 11.5
Behnam et al. 2001 [5] USA 75.0 21.0
Kitaneh et al. 2012 [6] Palestine 62.2 23.2
Da Silva et al. 2015 [7] Brazil 52.5 2.3
Abed et al. 2016 [8] Barbados 60.0 3.0
Erdur et al. 2015 [9] Turkey 43.1 5.2
Shi et al. 2015 [10] China 92.8 81.0