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Table 1 Results of Research Interview

From: Frequency of use of the religious exemption in New Jersey cases of determination of brain death

Question Response Options Frequency % of applicable responses
Was the respondent aware of religious exemptions?
  Yes 15 79
  No 4 21
Was there a religious exemption at their hospital in the past five years?
  Yes 5 28
  No 13 72
Approximate # of religious exemptions reported at the hospital in the past five years:
  0 13 72
  1–5 2 11
  6–10 2 11
  11–15 1 6
Religious tradition of patient(s) obtaining religious exemption(s) at hospital:
  Orthodox Jew 3 60
  Non-religious 1 20
  Unknown 1 20
Did the hospital deny any religious exemptions in the past 5 years?
  Yes 0 0
  No 18 100