Table 2.

Reasons Given by Surrogates and Surgeons for Surrogates' Agreement With the Suggested Surgery

ReasonsAccording to Surrogate, nAccording to Surgeon, n
Surgeon12
Psychologic2
Physical72
Self-knowledge11
Psychologic and physical32
Surgeon and other health care personnel1
Other health care personnel and nonprofessional1
Surgeon and referring physician15
Referring physician1
Parent asked for it1
Total1714