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Table 2 Disclosure preferences regarding diagnosis and prognosis

From: Disclosure of cancer diagnosis and prognosis: a survey of the general public's attitudes toward doctors and family holding discretionary powers

  Non-disclosure Partial-disclosure Full-disclosure
Diagnosis (N = 239) 7 (2.9 %) 27 (11.3 %) 204 (85.4%)
  Non-disclosure Partial-disclosure Postponed Full-disclosure Immediate Full-disclosure
Prospect of Complete recovery (N = 238) 7 (2.9 %) 105 (39.2 %) 41 (17.2 %) 85 (35.7 %)
Expected Length of Survival (N = 236) 15 (6.4 %) 118 (50.0 %) 27 (11.4 %) 76 (32.2 %)