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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Thai medical students’ attitudes regarding what constitutes a “good death”: a multi-center study

Characteristics N = 1029
Medical school, n(%)
 - Siriraj hospital 575 (55.9)
 - Srinagarind hospital 454 (44.1)
Age (years), median (IQR1,3) 21 (20,22)
Gendera, n(%)
 - Female 497 (48.4)
 - Male 529 (51.6)
Religiona (%)
 - Buddhism 973 (94.8)
 - Christianity 27 (2.6)
 - Islam 2 (0.2)
 - Others 16 (1.6)
 - None 8 (0.8)
Year of medical student (%)
 - First 139 (13.5)
 - Second 232 (22.6)
 - Third 130 (12.6)
 - Fourth 258 (25.1)
 - Fifth 199 (19.3)
 - Sixth 71 (6.9)
Family size (person)a; n (%)
 - Less than 3 155 (15.1)
 - Three or more 871 (84.9)
Experience living with an older adulta, n(%) 501 (48.8)
History of hospital admissionb, n (%) 454 (44.3)
In good healthc, n (%) 685 (66.9)
Satisfaction in lifec, n (%) 846 (82.5)
Prior experience of watching someone dying c, n (%) 756 (73.6)
Prior experience of caring for someone at the end of their lifec, n (%) 446 (43.4)
Prior experience counselling a patient/family member regarding end-of-life carec, n (%) 159 (15.5)
Self-rated as being knowledgeable with regard to palliative and end-of-life carec, n (%) 75 (7.3)
 - First 2 (1.4)
 - Second 16 (6.9)
 - Third 8 (6.2)
 - Fourth 22 (8.6)
 - Fifth 19 (9.6)
 - Sixth 8 (11.3)
  1. Note: a; 3 missing data, b; 4 missing data, c; 5 missing data, c; 2 missing data