Table 2

Perception of the word « morphine » among the GP and HP (only one answer possible)

GENERAL POPULATION

n = 176 (%)

HEALTH PROFESSIONELS

n = 412 (%)

P-VALUE


Drug

63 (35,7)

Analgesic

128 (32,9)


Don't know

57 (32,3)

Relief

64 (16,5)


Medication

28 (15,9)

Opiate

62 (15,9)


Sedation- somnolence

16 (9,1)

Cancer

58 (14,9)


Opiate

12 (6,8)

Drug

43 (11,1)


Analgesic

11 (6.2)

Medication

20 (5,2)

0,000 *


End-of-Life - Death

4 (2,3)

Pain-Suffering

16 (4,1)


Pain- Suffering

3 (1,7)

End-of-Live - Death

11 (2,8)


Dependency

7 (1,8)


Sedation-Somnolence

2 (0,5)


No response

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* 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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