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Table 3 Secondary outcomes

From: Exploring attitudes toward physician-assisted death in patients with life-limiting illnesses with varying experiences of palliative care: a pilot study

  No palliative care % respondents (n) New palliative care % respondents (n) Prior palliative care % respondents (n)
Did you know that physician-assisted death will be legal in Canada under certain circumstances as of February 6, 2016?
Yes 38% (8) 59% (38) 65% (11)
No 62% (13) 41% (26) 35% (6)
Given that you have a serious disease, illness, or disability, in the past, have you ever considered physician-assisted death for yourself?
Yes 5% (1) 30% (19) 29% (5)
No 95% (20) 70% (45) 71% (12)
Would you feel comfortable talking about your wishes with your family or friends?
Yes 86% (18) 95% (61) 88% (15)
No 14% (3) 5% (3) 12% (2)
Would you feel comfortable discussing your wishes with your healthcare provider?
Yes 90% (19) 93% (60) 100% (17)
No 10% (2) 6% (4) 0% (0)
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