Table 3

Sources of information about AD, separately for outpatients of a university clinic and outpatients from private practices

Outpatients of a university clinic with completion of AD
(N1 =600)
Outpatients of private practices with completion of AD
(N2 =181)
Participant self-informed before completion of AD (n1 =567; n2 =174)548 (97)167 (96)
Participant discussed her/his decision with a confidant
(n1 =581; n2 =170)
 Once154 (27)50 (29)
 Several times398 (68)111 (65)
Participant was counselled (n1 =593; n2 =174)
 By a physician143 (24)30 (17)
 By a lawyer215 (36)65 (37)