Table 2

Interest in organ transplantation and attitudes towards organ donation and transplantation

TotalJapanSouth KoreaTaiwanP value
Are you interested in organ transplantation?
Yes732 (49)196 (39)249 (50)287 (57)<0.001
No768 (52)304 (61)251 (50)213 (43)
Are you willing to donate your organs after death (brain death or cardiac arrest)?
Yes/probably yes849 (57)208 (42)292 (58)349 (70)<0.001
Unsure381 (25)180 (36)118 (24)83 (17)
No/probably no270 (18)112 (22)90 (18)68 (14)
Are you willing to accept transplanted organs from the deceased if necessary?
Yes720 (48)129 (26)250 (50)341 (68)<0.001
Unsure494 (33)247 (49)147 (29)100 (20)
No286 (19)124 (25)103 (21)59 (12)
  • Notes: n (%).