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Fact Sheet | Workplace Violence in Healthcare, 2018 | April 2020

Chart 3. Workplace homicides to healthcare workers, by assailant, 2011-18
AssailantNumber of fatal injuries

Relative or domestic partner

45

All other, including unknown

31

Patient

23

Co-worker or work associate

21

Other client or customer

18

Acquaintance

9

Robber

9

 

Last Modified Date: April 8, 2020