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Table 3 Psychiatrists actively engaged in euthanasia cases during the previous 12 months

From: The engagement of psychiatrists in the assessment of euthanasia requests from psychiatric patients in Belgium: a survey study

  N/% of all engaged psychiatrists % total sample (N = 178)
How many psychiatrists were engaged in any role? 108 (100%) 60.6%
1. In 1–2 euthanasia procedures 76 (70.4%) 42.7%
2. In 3–5 euthanasia procedures 24 (22.2%) 13.5%
3. In > 5 euthanasia procedures 8 (7.4%) 4.5%
How many psychiatrists were asked to be engaged as formally advising physician? 102 (96.2%) 57%