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Table 2 Determinants of Willingness to Become a Donor and Consent to the Donation of a Deceased Relative's Organ in Hospital

From: Does organ donation legislation affect individuals' willingness to donate their own or their relative's organs? Evidence from European Union survey data

  Willingness to donate own organs Willingness to donate relative's organs
  Odds ratio t-value +95% C.I. -95% C.I. Odds ratio t-value +95% C.I. -95% C.I.
Needs and Related Socio-Demographics
No illness         
   Illness 1.10a 3.48 1.20 1.00 1.22a 5.19 1.32 1.12
Good health         
   Very bad health 0.84 -0.91 1.15 0.53 0.85 -0.81 1.16 0.54
   Bad health 0.86 1.85 1.00 0.72 0.77a -3.17 0.89 0.65
Female         
   Male 1.02 0.47 1.08 0.96 1.05 1.55 1.11 0.99
Age over 60         
   Age under 30 1.57a 5.94 1.81 1.33 1.32a 3.74 1.52 1.12
   Age 30 to 45 1.58a 9.45 1.74 1.42 1.34a 6.27 1.46 1.22
   Age 45 to 60 1.34a 6.37 1.46 1.22 1.22a 4.43 1.34 1.10
Political Affiliation
Don't know political identification         
   Left politics 1.73a 10.92 1.91 1.55 1.62a 9.90 1.78 1.46
   Center politics 1.51a 9.04 1.65 1.37 1.51a 9.16 1.65 1.37
   Right politics 1.42a 6.65 1.58 1.26 1.56a 8.49 1.72 1.40
Social Interactions
Support from no one         
   Support from 1 to 2 others 1.28a 3.32 1.46 1.10 1.36a 4.12 1.56 1.16
   Support from 3 to 5 others 1.43a 4.84 1.65 1.21 1.45a 4.87 1.67 1.23
   Support from over 5 others 1.50a 5.21 1.74 1.26 1.60a 6.00 1.85 1.35
Very difficult or difficult to receive help from neighbors         
   Very easy to receive help from neighbors 1.32a 5.74 1.44 1.20 1.32a 5.92 1.44 1.20
   Easy to receive help from neighbors 1.11b 2.55 1.21 1.01 1.13a 2.97 1.23 1.03
Socio-Economics
Urban         
   Rural 1.00 0.11 1.08 0.92 1.06 1.67 1.14 0.98
Still studying         
   Stopped education at 15 years 0.63a -5.40 0.73 0.53 0.69a -4.48 0.81 0.57
   Stopped education at between 16–19 years 0.78a -3.13 0.90 0.66 0.86b -1.99 0.98 0.74
   Stopped education at over 20 years 1.00 0.03 1.16 0.84 1.07 0.83 1.23 0.91
Institutional Setting and Knowledge
Unaware         
   Awareness 1.91a 11.01 2.13 1.69 1.74a 9.85 1.94 1.54
Informed consent         
   Presumed consent 1.17a 3.33 1.29 1.05 1.27a 4.95 1.39 1.15
   Presumed consent enforced 1.29a 5.21 1.41 1.17 1.56a 9.24 1.72 1.40
Interaction between awareness and informed consent         
   Interaction between awareness and presumed consent 1.18 1.69 1.40 0.96 1.05 0.54 1.23 0.87
   Interaction between awareness and presumed consent enforced 1.48a 4.34 1.73 1.23 1.20b 2.17 1.40 1.00
Control Variables
Bad cooperation         
   Excellent cooperation 1.78a 3.80 2.31 1.25 1.88a 3.92 2.47 1.29
   Fair cooperation 1.23 1.39 1.60 0.86 1.30 1.64 1.71 0.89
   Average cooperation 0.97 -0.18 1.26 0.68 1.03 0.17 1.36 0.70
Pseudo R2 0.084     0.054    
Adjusted LR chi2(22) 967.22     840.61    
Log likelihood -10430.4     -10821.6    
% correctly predicted responses 73.30%     78.77%    
  1. Note: C.I. stands for confidence interval
  2. Baseline category appears in italics
  3. a Significant at 1% b Significant at 5%