Table 1

Sociodemography of the respondents in comparison to the studied members of the AEM

Respondents

Members of the AEM


Gender

Men

71%

72%

Women

28%

28%


Age

< 40 years

22%

41–50 years

26%

(not known)

51–60 years

28%

> 60 years

23%


Professional background*

Medicine

63%

53%

Nursing

6%

5%

Philosophy

27%

19%

Theology

18%

19%

Law

7%

7%

Other

10%

13%


* More than one answer possible

Simon et al. BMC Palliative Care 2007 6:4   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-6-4

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