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Table 3 HCP opinion about the gestation at which they considered that parents could be the final decision makers for decisions about care. Data expressed in numbers (percent) (* signifies significant p=<0.05)

From: Negativity about the outcomes of extreme prematurity a persistent problem - a survey of health care professionals across the North Queensland region

 Informed parent can make final decision n = 83Clinician can make a final decision regardless of parental preference n = 82P value
Never32 (38.6%)13 (15.9%)0.01*
< 25 weeks45 (54.2%)53 (64.6%)0.47
25–28 weeks6 (7.2%)16 (19.5%)0.04*
  1. * denotes significant finding p=<0.05