Table. 3.

Providing information by medical staffs and the degree of family understands (n=2,301)

ItemDonation group (n=1,171)Family refusal group (n=1,130)P-value
Patient’s status and prognosis<0.01
 Understood1,011 (86.3)583 (51.6)
 Not understood133 (11.4)520 (46.0)
 No answer27 (2.3)27 (2.4)
Possibility of brain death<0.01
 Understood1,068 (91.2)566 (50.1)
 Not understood73 (6.2)530 (46.9)
 No answer30 (2.6)34 (3.0)
Potential brain dead patient and the referring system<0.01
 Understood1,089 (93.0)463 (41.0)
 Not understood16 (1.4)440 (38.9)
 No answer66 (5.6)227 (20.1)

Data are presented as number (%).

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