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Table 2 Characteristics and Participants Background (n = 11)

From: Euthanasia requests in dementia cases; what are experiences and needs of Dutch physicians? A qualitative interview study

PARTICIPANTS No. (%)
Gender
 Male 7 (64)
 Female 4 (36)
Age
 40–50 3 (27)
 50–60 3 (27)
 60–70 2 (12)
 70–80 3 (27)
Current workplacea
 General practice 2 (18)
 End of life clinic 2 (18)
 Nursing home 2 (18)
 Hospital 1 (11)
 Retired 2 (18)
 Hospice 1 (11)
 Palliative consulting team 1 (11)
 Elderly care trainer 1 (11)
Participants’ basic training
 Elderly care physician 6 (55)
 General practitioner 5 (45)
Participants’ experience
Total of euthanasia procedures   2 (18)
 0 2 (18)
 1 2 (18)
 2 2 (18)
 3 1 (11)
  > 100 2 (18)
Unknown
Euthanasia in dementia cases 4 (36)
Requests Procedures 1 (11)
0 0 1 (11)
1 0 2 (18)
2 1 1 (11)
2 0 1 (11)
3 0 1 (11)
10 6 > 40 (11) 1(11)
Unknown > 40 1 (11)
  1. SCEN, ‘support and consultation during euthanasia procedure’
  2. aMultiple categories per participant possible