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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Virtual reality video promotes effectiveness in advance care planning

  Control group, N = 40
N(%)
Intervention group, N = 120
N(%)
p-value
Gender    0.3344
 Male, 1 16 (40.00) 38 (31.67)  
 Female, 2 24 (60.00) 82 (68.33)  
Age    0.7116
 20–29 6 (15.00) 22 (18.33)  
 30–39 13 (32.50) 33 (27.50)  
 40–49 10 (25.00) 40 (33.33)  
 50–59 9 (22.50) 18 (15.00)  
 60 2 (5.00) 7 (5.83)  
Educational level    >  0.9999
 Elementary school and below 0 (0.00) 2 (1.67)  
 High school graduate 4 (10.00) 14 (11.67)  
 College graduate and above 36 (90.00) 104 (86.67)  
Q5 Heard of DNR 32 (80%) 95 (79.17%) 0.9102
Q6 Signed a DNR permit 4 (10.00) 22 (18.33) 0.3219
Q7 Have heard about Patient Autonomy Act 33 (82.50) 100 (83.33) 0.9030
Q8 Have experience of caring for terminally ill loved one until death    0.7316
 Yes (primary caregiver) 12 (30.00) 32 (26.67)  
 Yes (not primary caregiver) 21 (52.50) 60 (50.00)  
 No 7 (17.50) 28 (23.33)  
Q9 Have experience of LST decision making for loved one 5 (12.50) 17 (15.17) 0.7909
Q10 Have experience of ANH decision making for loved one 7 (17.50) 24 (20.00) 0.7290