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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Perceptions on Advance Directive on Life-Sustaining Treatment and willingness to accept community pharmacist’s service regarding well-dying

Question Response N %
Total no. of respondents 460 100.0

Perception on Advance Directive on Life-Sustaining Treatment
Awareness of the Advance Directive on Life-Sustaining Treatment Not know at all 118 25.7
Not know well 65 14.1
Little know 209 45.4
Well know 68 14.8

Necessity of signing the Advance Directive on Life-Sustaining Treatment when healthy Strongly disagree 21 4.6
Disagree 63 13.7
Agree 241 52.4
Strongly agree 135 29.3

Signing of own Advance Directive on Life-Sustaining Treatment Yes 8 1.7
No 452 98.3

Appropriate age to sign the Advance Directive on Life-Sustaining Treatment ≤49 142 30.9
50 - 59 118 25.7
60 - 69 116 25.2
≥70 84 18.2

Willingness to accept community pharmacist’s service regarding well-dying
Willingness to consult with community pharmacist on the Advance Directive on Life-Sustaining Treatment for well-dying if pharmacist provides* 1 Very low 22 4.8
2 Low 73 15.9
3 Middle 135 29.3
4 High 169 36.7
5 Very high 61 13.3

Preferred type of pharmacist’s consultation to increase understanding of the Advance Directive on Life-Sustaining Treatment Verbal explanation 29 6.3
Written information provision 61 13.3
Verbal explanation + Written information provision 370 80.4

* 5-point Likert scale ranges from min. 1 to max. 5

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