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Table 2 Characteristics of the GPs with included case and relation to experienced pressure

From: Pressure during decision making of continuous sedation in end-of-life situations in Dutch general practice

GP characteristics N* % within category presence of experienced pressure p-value#
Gender 249    0.45
- male   71% 18%  
- female   29% 14%  
GP age (years) 245    0.14
- younger than 50   46% 13%  
- 51 or older   54% 20%  
Area 244    0.15
- urban   48% 19%  
- mixed   12% 25%  
- rural   40% 11%  
Practice 238    0.59
- solitary   24% 19%  
- group   76% 16%  
Ever performed euthanasia 243    0.15
- yes   76% 14%  
- no   24% 22%  
Knowledge about guideline content 240    0.07
- yes   82% 14%  
- no   18% 25%  
  1. * Numbers may differ due to missing values; # p-values reflect chi-square test.