Table 2

Disagreement with statements about personal responsibility according to sex and age. N=1052–1056

Male % (n)Female % (n)p Value sexGPs % (n)Non GPs % (n)p Value type of work
Healthcare priority should depend on the patient's personal responsibility for the disease54.6 (361)61.2 (237)0.03857.7 (142)56.6 (456)0.954
Access to expensive treatment should depend on the patient's personal responsibility for the disease53.0 (350)60.1 (232)0.04257.7 (142)54.8 (440)0.716
Access to scarce organ transplants should depend on the patient's personal responsibility for the disease48.0 (317)51.8 (200)0.4151.4 (126)48.5 (390)0.344
Lower priority should be allotted to patients who violate a contract of changes in lifestyle48.2 (317)52.3 (202)0.31556.9 (140)47.4 (380)0.019
A patient who is responsible for the disease should pay additional co payments72.0 (476)77.0 (298)0.14878.0 (192)72.5 (584)0.177