Table 4.

Bivariate Analyses Assessing the Association between Empathy and Healthcare Workers’ Characteristics

CharacteristicsMean Empathy ScoreP value
Professional role
    Other staff3.0
Unrealistic Expectations
    Agree or strongly agree2.9.0045
    Strongly disagree to neutral3.2
Other Characteristics
    The following variables did not correlate with empathy: sex, personal experience with IPV, prior IPV training, sense of responsibility to assess for IPV, sense of responsibility to manage IPV, confidence, barriers, knowledge, and self-reported behavior.