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General Characteristics of the Study Participants.

General characteristics of the study participants N (%)
Gender
 Male 58 (76.3)
 Female 18 (23.7)
Age (yr)
 25 or younger 52 (66.6)
 Older than 25 24 (33.4)
Religion
 Protestant 24 (31.6)
 Catholic 8 (10.5)
 Buddhist 7 (9.2)
 Others 1 (1.3)
 None 36 (47.4)
Experience of a family member passing away from terminal cancer or other illness
 Yes 24 (31.6)
 No 52 (68.4)
Experience of a family member receiving hospice and palliative care because of terminal cancer or other illness
 Yes 4 (5.3)
 No 72 (94.7)
“I have heard about hospice and palliative care.”
 Yes 74 (97.4)
 No 2 (2.6)
“I have heard of hospice and palliative care from...” (Multiple responses possible)
 Family or acquaintance 11 (14.5)
 Internet 16 (21.1)
 Literature 6 (7.9)
 Mass media (TV, radio, etc.) 27 (35.5)
 During medical school (lecture, bedside training, etc.) 68 (89.5)
Korean J Hosp Palliat Care 2019;22:166~173 https://doi.org/10.14475/kjhpc.2019.22.4.166
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