Table 4

Personal preference and perception of norm of eleven consenting options according to gender
No-organ donation Mandated choice Mandated choice + financial incentive Mandated choice + medical incentive Donor-only informed consent Donor-only informed consent + financial incentive Donor-only informed consent + medical incentive Donor-or- surrogate informed consent Donor-or- surrogate informed consent + financial incentive Donor-or- surrogate informed consent + medical incentive Presumed consent
Males
Personal Preferencea 11 [7,11] 3 [2,6] 6 [3,8] 7 [4,9] 5 [3,7] 8 [5,10] 5 [3,7] 4 [2,6] 7 [5,9] 5 [3,7] 6 [4,10]
No. percentile) 176 175 171 171 176 167 171 174 170 170 174
Perception of Normb 11 [7.8,11] 3.5 [2,7] 7 [3,8] 5 [3,8] 5 [3,8] 7.5 [4,9] 6 [3, 7] 3 [1,6] 7 [5, 9] 5 [4,7] 7 [4,10]
No. 162 160 157 159 160 154 157 162 156 154 159
Females
Personal Preferencec 10 [6,11] 3 [2,6] 8 [4,9] 5 [2,7] 5 [3,7] 8 [6,10] 5 [3,7] 4 [2,7] 8 [5,9] 5 [3,7] 7 [3,10]
No. 474 481 461 473 474 457 469 469 462 474 470
Perception of Normd 11 [7,11] 4 [2,7] 7 [4,9] 5 [2,7] 5 [3,8] 8 [5,10] 5 [3 7] 5 [3,7] 8 [5,9] 5 [3,7] 6 [3,10]
No. 443 449 435 442 442 438 441 440 433 438 441

Data indicate median [25, 75 percentile]. a, Wilcoxon signed ranks test: mandated choice vs. donor-only informed consent, p <0.001; vs. donor-or-surrogate informed consent, p = 0.17; vs. presumed informed consent, p <0.001; vs. mandated + financial incentive, p <0.001; and vs. mandated + medical incentive, p <0.001. b, Wilcoxon signed ranks test: mandated choice vs. donor-only informed consent, p = 0.002; vs. donor-or-surrogate informed consent, p = 0.27; vs. presumed informed consent, p <0.001; vs. mandated + financial incentive, p <0.001; and vs. mandated + medical incentive, p = 0.004. c, Wilcoxon signed ranks test: mandated choice vs. donor-only informed consent, p <0.001; vs. donor-or-surrogate informed consent, p <0.001; vs. presumed informed consent, p <0.001; vs. mandated + financial incentive, p <0.001; and vs. mandated + medical incentive, p <0.001. d, Wilcoxon signed ranks test: mandated choice vs. donor-only informed consent, p <0.001; vs. donor-or-surrogate informed consent, p = 0.17; vs. presumed informed consent, p <0.001; vs. mandated + financial incentive, p <0.001; and vs. mandated + medical incentive, p = 0.003.

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