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Table 2 Perception of the word « morphine » among the GP and HP (only one answer possible)

From: Morphinofobia: the situation among the general population and health care professionals in North-Eastern Portugal

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 24  
  1. * Significant difference p- value ≤ 0.05