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Table 3 Parental and medical influence regarding antenatal decisions before and after 26 weeks of gestational age

From: End-of-life decisions and practices for very preterm infants in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation of Belgium

  ≤  26 weeks 26 weeks
Parents
n (%)
Neonatologists
n (%)
Parents
n (%)
Neonatologists
n (%)
1 – Most influential 24 (42.9) 25 (44.6) 9 (16.4) 44 (78.6)
2 – Very Influential 17 (30.4) 18 (32.1) 21 (38.2) 5 (8.9)
3 – Somewhat influential 12 (21.4) 8 (14.3) 17 (30.9) 2 (3.6)
4 – Less influential 3 (5.4) 5 (8.9) 8 (14.5) 5 (8.9)
Missing values 2 (3.4) 2 (3.4) 3 (5.2) 2 (3.4)