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Table 1 Characteristics of Respondents

From: The enigmatic nature of altruism in organ transplantation: a cross-cultural study of transplant physicians' views on altruism

  French Physicians N = 27 Quebec Physicians N = 19
Medical specialty   
Nephrologist 21 11
Surgeon 6 8
Gender   
Male 23 11
Female 4 8
Milieus   
Pediatric 9 3
Adult 17 13
Both 1 3
Age (years)   
Average 51 48
Range 29-68 33-67
Years of practice   
Average 21 17
Range 1-38 2-37
Open to the idea of living altruistic donation 14 (52%) 16 (84%)