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Table 4 Attitudes related to the Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) guidelines and algorithm (N = 40)

From: Attitudes of oncologists towards palliative care and the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) at an Ontario cancer center in Canada

Symptoms Response
A (%) B (%) C (%) D (%) E (%)
Pain 22.5   35.0   20.0   7.5   15.0  
 95 % CI 8 38 20 50 5 35 0 23 0 30
Nausea 22.5   37.5   17.5   12.5   10.0  
 95 % CI 0.075 38 23 53 3 33 0 28 0 25
Dyspnea 30.0   30.0   15.0   22.5   2.5  
 95 % CI 0.15 46 15 46 0 31 8 39 0 19
Depression 40.0   25.0   15.0   20.0   0.0  
 95 % CI 0.275 58 10 41 0 31 5 36 0 16
Anxiety 42.5   25.0   17.5   15.0   0.0  
 95 % CI 0.275 58 10 41 3 33 0 31 0 16
  1. A not heard, B heard but not read about this, C read about this, but not in detail, D familiar, but not in use in my clinic, E very familiar and used in my clinic