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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Attitudes towards assisted suicide and euthanasia among care-dependent older adults (50+) in Austria: the role of socio-demographics, religiosity, physical illness, psychological distress, and social isolation

Variable n (%) n (mean, SD)
Sex
 Men 206 (41.8)  
 Women 287 (58.2)  
Age (years)   493 (74.2, 11.0)
Education
 Low 405 (82.2)  
 High 88 (17.9)  
Area of living
 Rural/village 113 (22.9)  
 Town 92 (18.7)  
 City 288 (58.4)  
Religiosity
 Very religious 165 (33.8)  
 Rather religious 212 (43.4)  
 Rather not religious 73 (15.0)  
 Not at all religious 38 (7.7)  
Poor self-rated health
 No 379 (77.4)  
 Yes 111 (22.7)  
Functional limitations (ADL)   491 (9.2, 3.0)
Poor sensory functioning
 No 389 (78.9)  
 Yes 104 (21.1)  
Fear of dying   449 (8.8, 3.1)
Perceived burdensomeness   415 (13.2, 7.3)
Depressed affect   489 (5.6, 1.8)
Suicide ideation
 None 275 (59.2)  
 Passive 143 (30.8)  
 Active 47 (10.1)  
Living alone
 No 352 (71.4)  
 Yes 141 (28.6)  
Thwarted belonging   443 (16.6, 6.9)
Social trust   455 (14.0, 2.8)
Trust in doctors   426 (11.3, 2.4)
  1. Unweighted data, SD standard deviation