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Table 1 Social and Demographic Characteristics

From: Inter-agency collaboration factors affecting multidisciplinary workers’ ability to identify child maltreatment

  n %
Sex
 Male 67 24.2
 Female 207 74.7
 Unknown 3 1.1
Age (years)
 < 30 31 11.2
 31–40 65 23.5
 41–50 91 32.9
 51–60 65 23.5
 > 60 20 7.2
 Unknown 5 1.8
Years of child protection experience
 < 1 year 27 9.7
 1 < 2 years 33 11.9
 2 < 4 years 60 21.7
 4 < 6 years 27 9.7
 6 < 8 years 23 8.3
 8 < 10 years 14 5.1
 ≥ 10 years 81 29.2
 Unknown 12 4.3
Agency
 Child guidance centre 15 5.4
 Hospital 59 21.3
 State municipality 66 23.8
 Public health centre 58 20.9
 Prosecutors 2 .7
 Board of education 30 10.8
 Child and family support centre 30 10.8
 Others 17 6.1
Profession
 Child welfare officer 14 5.1
 Physician 24 8.7
 Nurse 19 6.9
 Other healthcare professional 1 .4
 Clinical psychologist 7 2.5
 Medical social worker 21 7.6
 Public health nurse 96 34.7
 Legal professional 2 .7
 Teaching professional 17 6.1
 Welfare officer for child and family 43 15.5
 Others 33 11.9
  1. Sample size, n = 277