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Knowledge and attitude of ICU nurses, students and patients towards the Austrian organ donation law

Vanessa Stadlbauer1, Peter Steiner2, Martin Schweiger4, Michael Sereinigg4, Karl-Heinz Tscheliessnigg4, Wolfgang Freidl3 and Philipp Stiegler15*

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1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

2 eHealth Master Course, University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum, Graz, Austria

3 Institute of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

4 Department of Transplantation Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

5 Department for Surgery, Division for Transplant Surgery, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 29,A-8036, Graz, Austria

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BMC Medical Ethics 2013, 14:32  doi:10.1186/1472-6939-14-32

Published: 16 August 2013

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Online survey announcement. (translation was performed by the authors, original text in German). Table S1. Distribution of gender, age and education level in the four groups in percent per subgroup. Table S2. Attitudes and opinions depending on gender, age and education level in the four groups in percent per subgroup. Table S3. Reconsiderations depending on gender, age and education level in the three groups from the online survey in percent per subgroup.

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