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Table 1 Personal data, n (%)

From: Benefit in liver transplantation: a survey among medical staff, patients, medical students and non-medical university staff and students

  Medical staff Patients Medical students Non-medical persons Total of respondents
Mean age 31.8 55.2 23.1 30.3 32.0; Range: 19–80
Gender
 Male 40 (38.8) 69 (67.6) 68 (37.6) 34 (29.6) 211 (42.1)
 Female 63 (61.2) 33 (32.4) 113 (62.4) 81 (70.4) 290 (57.9)
Current state of health
 ECOG 0 99 (97.1) 34 (34.3) 177 (98.3) 109 (94.8) 419 (84.5)
 ECOG 1 3 (2.9) 39 (39.4) 2 (1.1) 6 (5.2) 50 (10.1)
 ECOG 2 0 (0.0) 24 (24.2) 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 25 (5.0)
 ECOG 3 0 (0.0) 2 (2.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.4)
 ECOG 4 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Smoking
 Yes 19 (18.4) 17 (16.5) 14 (7.7) 6 (5.2) 56 (11.2)
 No 84 (81.6) 86 (83.5) 167 (92.3) 109 (94.8) 446 (88.8)
Body mass index
 < 18.5 1 (1.1) 3 (3.2) 7 (3.9) 10 (8.8) 21 (4.4)
 18.5–24.9 70 (74.5) 41 (43.2) 155 (87.1) 75 (66.4) 341 (71.0)
 25–29.9 16 (17.0) 32 (33.7) 16 (9.0) 21 (18.6) 85 (17.7)
 >/= 30 7 (7.4) 19 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 7 (6.2) 33 (6.9)
Highest completed level of education
 Basic secondary (Hauptschule) 1 (1.0) 39 (39.8) 1 (0.6) 1 (0.9) 42 (8.5)
 Advanced secondary (Realschule) 14 (13.9) 27 (27.6) 0 (0.0) 4 (3.5) 45 (9.1)
 Final secondary (Hochschulreife) 32 (31.7) 9 (9.2) 159 (88.8) 52 (45.2) 252 (51.1)
 College (Fachhochschule) 11 (10.9) 10 (10.2) 3 (1.7) 5 (4.3) 29 (5.9)
 University (Universität) 43 (42.6) 13 (13.3) 16 (8.9) 53 (46.1) 125 (25.4)
Considering oneself a religious person
 Yes 54 (52.9) 72 (74.2) 91 (51.7) 58 (50.4) 275 (56.1)
 No 48 (47.1) 25 (25.8) 85 (48.3) 57 (49.6) 215 (43.9)
Working in the field of transplantation medicine
 Yes 53 (51.5) 0 (0.0) 16 (8.8) 0 (0.0) 69 (13.9)
 No 50 (48.5) 99 (100.0) 165 (91.2) 115 (100.0) 429 (86.1)
Willingness to donate organs
 Yes 84 (82.4) 92 (92.0) 149 (82.8) 85 (73.9) 410 (82.5)
 No 14 (13.7) 4 (4.0) 13 (7.2) 11 (9.6) 42 (8.5)
 I do not know 4 (3.9) 4 (4.0) 18 (10.0) 19 (16.5) 45 (9.1)