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Gaceta Sanitaria

versão impressa ISSN 0213-9111

Resumo

ORTIZ-GONCALVES, Belén et al. Design of a questionnaire on the knowledge and attitudes of the population of Madrid (Spain) facing the end-of-life. Gac Sanit [online]. 2018, vol.32, n.4, pp.373-376. ISSN 0213-9111.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2017.09.009.

Objective

To create and validate a questionnaire about knowledge and attitudes of the general population in Madrid (Spain) about life's end stage.

Method

A descriptive study designed as a structured self-administered questionnaire, validated by seven Madrid Health Service professional experts and assessed through a pilot study.

Results

The questionnaire consisted of 42 questions, divided into six modules: 1) decisions and psychological-physical care at life's end; 2) palliative care; 3) euthanasia and assisted suicide; 4) advance directives document; 5) spiritual factors; and 6) socio-demographic data.

Conclusions

The questionnaire was a useful, indirect method to ascertain the opinion of life's end in the Autonomous Region of Madrid. If it were applied in primary health care and hospital care, comparisons could be made among users in different autonomous regions of Spain.

Palavras-chave : Questionnaire; General population; Attitudes to death; Expert testimony; Validation study.

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