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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with palliative care needs

From: Palliative care need and management in the acute hospital setting: a census of one New Zealand Hospital

  Age group  
Variable Lowest −49 50-60 61-71 72-82 83 and older Total
Gender       
Male 4 9 9 13 12 47
Female 5 8 11 9 17 50
Transgender 1 0 0 0 0 1
Residence       
Co-Habited 9 16 13 14 10 62
Lived Alone 1 1 3 3 6 14
Nursing Home/Residential Care 0 0 1 2 13 16
Unknown 1 0 0 3 0 4
District Health Board of Residence       
Auckland 7 7 9 16 27 66
Counties Manukau 3 2 3 3 0 11
Waitemata 1 3 6 1 2 13
Northland 0 3 2 2 0 7
Bay of Plenty 0 1 0 0 0 1
Ethnicity       
New Zealand European 5 8 12 13 26 64
Māori, 1 4 2 0 0 7
Samoan 0 0 2 2 0 4
Tongan 2 1 0 0 0 3
Niuean 1 0 0 1 0 2
Indian 0 0 0 1 0 1
Chinese 0 0 2 1 1 4
Other 1 3 1 4 2 11