Table 1

Characteristics of the GP and HP

Variables

GP n (%)

HP n (%)

P- Value


Sex of respondents (GP n = 176-H P n = 412)

Male

82 (42)

108 (26,2)

0,000*

Female

111 (58)

304 (73,8)


Age of respondents (GP n = 174 -H P n = 396)

18-25 years

27 (15,5)

82(19,9)

26-65 years

102 (58,6)

313(76,0)

0,000*

>65

44 (25,9)

1 (0,2)

No response

3

16


Level of training (GP n = 176 -H P n = 412)

Without schooling

36 (20,5)

Only primary

50 (28,4)

Secondary school

46 (26,1)

0,000*

High school

20 (11,4)

366 (88,8)

High school

20 (11,4)

366 (88,8)

University

24 (13,6)

46 (11,2)

No response

18

-


Place of living (GP n = 176 - HP n = 409)

Rural

78 (44,3)

123 (24,4)

Urban

98 (55,6)

284 (75,6)

0,001*

Other

-

5

No response

17

-


Religion (GP n = 175 - HP n = 408)

Catholic

152 (86,9)

385 (93,4)

Jewish

1 (0,6)

2 (0,5)

Jehovah

22 (12,6)

2 (0,5)

0,000*

Protestant

-

7 (1,7)

Other

16 (3,9)

No response

18

-


* Significant difference P-value ≤ 0.05

Verloo et al. BMC Palliative Care 2010 9:15   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-9-15

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