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Table 1 Characteristics of patients and place of death

From: Place of death in haematological malignancy: variations by disease sub-type and time from diagnosis to death

Diagnosis1 Diagnosed (01/09/04-31/08/10) Deceased (by 31/08/12) Place of death
N Median age at diagnosis N (% of those diagnosed) Hospital Home Nursing home Hospice
     N (% of deaths) N (% of deaths) N (% of deaths) N (% of deaths)
Total 10325 70.9 4829 (46.8) 3183 (65.9) 753 (15.6) 532 (11.0) 361 (7.5)
    Myeloma 1399 73.0 887 (63.4) 572 (64.5) 139 (15.7) 107 (12.0) 69 (7.8)
    Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma 1604 70.4 831 (51.8) 535 (64.5) 122 (14.7) 94 (11.3) 80 (9.6)
    Myelodysplastic syndromes 794 76.0 595 (74.9) 422 (70.9) 94 (15.8) 44 (7.4) 35 (5.9)
    Acute myeloid leukaemia 722 71.1 573 (79.4) 413 (72.1) 81 (14.1) 41 (7.2) 38 (6.6)
    Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia 1279 71.6 424 (33.2) 276 (65.1) 74 (17.5) 50 (11.8) 24 (5.6)
    Myeloproliferative neoplasms 1187 71.2 283 (23.8) 161 (56.9) 50 (17.7) 53 (18.7) 19 (6.7)
    Marginal zone lymphoma 625 72.2 229 (36.6) 141 (61.6) 28 (12.2) 42 (18.3) 18 (7.9)
    Lymphoproliferative disorder NOS2 378 77.0 165 (43.7) 101 (61.2) 26 (15.8) 30 (18.2) 8 (4.8)
    Follicular lymphoma 656 64.5 148 (22.6) 91 (61.5) 29 (19.6) 16 (10.8) 12 (8.1)
    Hodgkin lymphoma 576 44.4 126 (21.9) 94 (74.6) 17 (13.5) 10 (7.9) 5 (4.0)
    Mantle cell lymphoma 173 74.0 123 (71.1) 66 (53.7) 24 (19.5) 13 (10.6) 20 (16.2)
    T-cell lymphoma 206 64.9 117 (56.8) 83 (70.9) 20 (17.1) 5 (4.3) 9 (7.7)
    Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia 127 77.4 89 (70.1) 64 (71.9) 16 (18.0) 7 (7.9) 2 (2.2)
    Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia 112 47.5 77 (68.8) 53 (68.8) 10 (13.0) 4 (5.2) 10 (13.0)
    Primary myelofibrosis 88 74.1 49 (55.7) 34 (69.4) 8 (16.3) 3 (6.1) 4 (8.2)
    Chronic myeloid leukaemia 203 59.2 44 (21.7) 32 (72.7) 4 (9.1) 5 (11.4) 3 (6.8)
    Burkitt lymphoma 53 57.6 30 (56.6) 21 (70.0) 5 (16.6) 2 (6.7) 2 (6.7)
    T-cell leukaemia 80 74.7 30 (37.5) 19 (63.3) 4 (13.3) 5 (16.7) 2 (6.7)
    Hairy cell leukaemia 63 65.5 9 (14.3) 5 (55.6) 2 (22.2) 1 (11.1) 1 (11.1)
  1. 1Ordered by absolute number of deaths; 2Not otherwise specified.