Table 2: Changes of opinions of the respondent groups to manage DV.

QuestionsInitial survey 2008Follow-up survey 2012Significance test
χ 2df value

Can you estimate how often at work you meet or treat women or men who are victims of DV?At least once a month(22) 33%(28) 29%0.558
Once a month or less(45) 67%(70) 71%

Can you estimate how often at work you meet or treat women or men who are perpetrators of DV?At least once a month(15) 23%(25) 26%0.684
Once a month or less(51) 77%(73) 74%

At work, have you met or treated men who have experienced DV?No(40) 60%(39) 39%6.89710.009
Yes(27) 40%(61) 61%

Do you believe you would identify a patient who is experiencing or has experienced DV?Always or often(29) 43%(54) 55%0.155
Once or never(38) 57%(45) 45%

Do you believe you would identify a patient who is or who has been violent in their relationship?Always or often(13) 19%(34) 34%4.22710.040
Once or never(54) 81%(66) 66%

Do you think that identification of DV is difficult or easy?Difficult(60) 88%(82) 86%0.747
Easy(8) 12%(13) 14%

Do you think that intervention in DV is difficult or easy?Difficult(63) 97%(86) 90%0.475
Easy(2) 3%(10) 10%

Is there an operations model in your work unit for intervening in DV?No(34) 51%(12) 13%35.7612<0.000
Yes(4) 6%(34) 35%
Cannot say(29) 43%(50) 52%

Do you collaborate with different supporting authorities when meeting the victim and the perpetrator?No(32) 51%(47) 49%0.821
Yes(31) 49%(49) 51%

Has DV been discussed in your professional basic training?No(49) 77%(53) 55%7.57710.006
Yes(15) 23%(43) 45%

Has your current employer organized supplementary training related to DV?No(37) 56%(29) 30%22.5852<0.000
Yes(10) 15%(50) 52%
Cannot say(19) 29%(18) 18%

Have you participated in training organized by your employer?No(60) 92%(54) 57%23.0141<0.000
Yes(5) 8%(40) 43%