Table 1

Demographics
Profession (more than one possible) Total number (%) Hospital level Total number (%)
Internal medicine 51 (55) Level 1 52 (57)
Anaesthesiology 13 (14) Level 2 27 (29)
Surgery 6 (7) Level 3 8 (9)
Palliative medicine 52 (57) Outpatient care 5 (5)
Prehospital Emergency Medicine 2 (2)
Number of inhabitants in the town you are working in Number of inhabitants in the surrounding area
<50.000 8 (9) <50.000 0 (0)
50.001-100.000 8 (9) 50.001-100.000 4 (4)
00.001-250.000 13 (14) 100.001-250.000 19 (21)
250.001-500.000 26 (28) 250.001-500.000 10 (11)
00.001-1.000.000 19 (21) 500.001-1.000.000 32 (35)
>1.000.000 18 (19) >1.000.000 27 (29)
Hospitals in the surrounding area of 50‚ÄČkm
1-5 29 (32)
6-10 33 (36)
11-15 26 (28)
>15 4 (4)
Answered questionnaires [total number (%)] Total number of all mailed questionnaires
North America 25 (50) 50
South America 3 (60) 5
Western Europe 28 (62) 45
Eastern Europe 22 (88) 25
Africa 4 (80) 5
Asia 5 (50) 10
Australia (North and South) 5 (50) 10
Total 92 (61) 150

Wiese et al.

Wiese et al. BMC Palliative Care 2013 12:10   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-12-10

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