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Table 3 Positive attitudes towards financial and non-financial incentives for LOD

From: Impact of gender and professional education on attitudes towards financial incentives for organ donation: results of a survey among 755 students of medicine and economics in Germany

In % Total Men Women Sig. Medicine Economics Sig.
Get tax benefits 12.6 18.2 7.9 p = 0.000 12.0 13.4 n.s
Financial compensation for loss of earnings 71.3 73.3 69.6 n.s. 69.1 75.0 n.s.
Free accident insurance 22.4 28.0 16.9 p = 0.000 20.6 25.4 n.s.
Free pension and accident insurance 13.8 16.1 11.0 p = 0.016 13.8 13.7 n.s.
Be allowed to sell their organ for money 6.5 9.6 3.7 p = 0.005 5.0 9.1 p = 0.034
Get a reduction in health care insurance fees 44.5 46.5 42.7 n.s 41.6 49.4 n.s
Get private health insurance 12.4 13.4 11.6 n.s 12.1 13.0 n.s.
Receive subsidized or free follow-up treatment 73.1 69.4 76.7 n.s 70.3 77.6 n.s.
Receive free life insurance from the state 8.9 11.2 6.8 n.s. 7.5 11.2 n.s.
Bonus points for receiving an organ in case of an own illness 54.1 54.9 54.0 n.s 49.7 61.9 p = 0.004
  1. Options to answer were yes/no/don’t know, here only positive answers are shown.
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