Table 4—

Characteristics of the physicians who responded to the questionnaire

Subjects28
Age yrs45.1±7.4
Religion
 Catholic12
 Protestant5
Muslim2
 Jewish2
 Orthodox1
 None6
Sex M/F23/5
End-of-life articles read in last 6 months
02
1–518
6–104
>104
End-of-life symposia attended in last 6 months#
08
 110
 28
 31
Use of national or international guidelines in end-of-life decision Y/N17/11
  • Data are presented as n or mean±sd. M: male: F: female; Y: yes; N: no. #: only 27 physicians responded to this question.