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Table 1 Socio-demographic data

From: Palliative sedation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: results of a nationwide survey among neurologists and palliative care practitioners in Germany

Age (years) N = 289
  < 35 N = 0 (0%)
 35–45 N = 44 (15, 2%)
 45–55 N = 119 (41, 2%)
 55–65 N = 115 (39, 8%)
  > 65 N = 11 (3, 8%)
Gender N = 291
 Female N = 87 (29, 9%)
 Male N = 203 (69, 8%)
 Other / n.s N = 1 (0, 3%)
Medical specialization N = 291
 Neurology N = 129 (44, 3%)
 Anesthesiology N = 53 (18, 2%)
 Internal medicine N = 78 (26, 8%)
 Other N = 61 (21%)
Specialist training in palliative care N = 291
 Yes N = 182 (62, 8%)
 No N = 108 (37, 2%)