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Table 4 Proportion of participants expressing significant distress in at least one item of psychological or physical burden

From: Symptom burden, palliative care need and predictors of physical and psychological discomfort in two UK hospitals

GSF prognostic indicator criteria Proportion of disease condition with psychological burden Proportion of disease condition with physical burden
  N (%) N (%)
GSF Cancer 13 (39) 25 (78)
GSF Heart disease 15 (39) 23 (60)
GSF COPD 18 (52) 27 (81)
GSF Renal disease 4 (26) 11 (73)
GSF Frailty 26 (53) 34 (70)
GSF Dementia 21 (65) 29 (90)
GSF Stroke 10 (58) 15 (88)
GSF Other 12 (42) 19 (70)