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Table 5 Euthanasia and related issues

From: Chinese oncologists’ knowledge, attitudes and practice towards palliative care and end of life issues

Q 20–24 Yes No Not clearly
N % N % N %
Q20.Do you know what euthanasia is? 107 77.5 4 2.9 27 19.6
Q21.Do you know what active euthanasia is? 63 45.7 15 10.9 60 43.5
Q22.Do you know what passive euthanasia is? 44 31.9 23 16.7 71 51.4
Q23.Do you know what physician-assisted suicide is? 34 24.6 29 20.6 75 54.3
Q24.Do you know what palliative sedation is? 44 31.9 27 19.6 47.5 48.6
Participants familiar with all concepts 20 14.5