Table 2

Patient demographics

CharacteristicNumber for analysis*MedianRange
Age29378(22–104)
Distance from hospice base (km)29012(<1–74)
%Number
Female29346(n=135)
Lives alone29020(n=58)
Had cancer diagnosis28175(n=221)
  • *Missing data: age and gender=28, living arrangement and distance from hospice n=31, diagnosis n=40.