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Table 1 Demographics of Study Participants

From: The rocks and hard places of MAiD: a qualitative study of nursing practice in the context of legislated assisted death

CharacteristicNumber of Participants n = 59
ProvinceBritish Columbia: n = 28 (48%)
Ontario: n = 16 (27%)
Manitoba: n = 7 (12%)
Alberta: n = 5 (9%)
Newfoundland and Labrador: n = 2 (3%)
Saskatchewan: n = 1 (2%)
Age25–44: n = 27 (46%)
45–64: n = 29 (49%)
>  65: n = 3 (5%)
GenderFemale: n = 56 (95%)
Male: n = 3 (5%)
EthnicityCaucasian: n = 57 (97%)
Other: n = 2 (3%)
DesignationRegistered Nurse: n = 43 (73%)
Nurse Practitioner: n = 13 (22%)
Clinical Nurse Specialist: n = 3 (5%)
Years Worked2–4 years: n = 4 (7%)
5–9 years: n = 10 (17%)
10–14 years: n = 13 (22%)
15–19 years: n = 4 (7%)
20–24 years: n = 6 (10%)
> 25 years: n = 22 (38%)
Work ContextHome & Community: n = 32 (54%)
Acute Care: n = 10 (17%)
LTC: n = 5 (9%)
Hospice: n = 4 (7%)
Clinic: n = 3 (5%)
Other: n = 5 (9%)
Conscientious ObjectionNo/Unsure: n = 50 (85%)
Yes: n = 9 (15%)
Spiritual or Religious AffiliationReligious or Spiritual: n = 33 (56%)
Neither: n = 15 (25%)
Spiritual but not Religious: n = 11 (19%)
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