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Table 3 Education and Experience

From: Perspectives on death and dying: a study of resident comfort with End-of-life care

Question Number (%)
Classroom training on EOL in medical school
 None 14 (8.6%)
 Very Little 75 (46.0%)
 Some 64 (39.3%)
 A lot 10 (6.1%)
Classroom training on EOL in residency
 None 59 (39.1%)
 Very Little 74 (49.0%)
 Some 17 (11.3%)
A lot 1 (0.7%)
Number of EOL conversations in medical School
 None 53 (33.1%)
 1–5 83 (51.9%)
 6–10 18 (11.3%)
 11–15 5 (3.1%)
 16–25 0
 26–50 1 (0.6%)
  > 50 0
Number of EOL conversations in residency
 None 10 (6.7%)
 1–5 41 (27.3%)
 6–10 23 (15.3%)
 11–15 21 (14.0%)
 16–25 21 (14.0%)
 26–50 17 (11.3%)
  > 50 17 (11.3%)
EOL supervision in medical school
 Always 50 (51.0%)
 Mostly supervised 27 (27.6%)
 Mostly unsupervised 15 (15.3%)
 Never 6 (6.1%)
EOL supervision in residency
 Always 13 (9.4%)
 Mostly supervised 40 (28.8%)
 Mostly unsupervised 58 (41.7%)
 Never 28 (20.1%)
 Not at all 32 (22.5%)
Felt prepared for EOL after medical school
 Not at all 25 (16.1%)
 A little 59 (38.1%)
 Somewhat 50 (32.3%)
 Very 16 (10.3%)
 Fully 5 (3.2%)