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Table 2 Variation in place of death and diagnostic sub-type by time from diagnosis to death

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

  Time from diagnosis to death
Total 0-1 month 1-3 months 3-6 months 6 months-1 year 1 year +
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Total deaths 4829 (100) 676 (100) 623 (100) 538 (100) 767 (100) 2225 (100)
Place of death (total deaths)
    Hospital 3183 (65.9) 593 (87.7) 446 (71.6) 332 (61.7) 494 (64.4) 1318 (59.2)
    Home 753 (15.6) 42 (6.2) 76 (12.2) 90 (16.7) 133 (17.3) 412 (18.5)
    Nursing home 532 (11.0) 23 (3.4) 61 (9.8) 72 (13.4) 74 (9.6) 302 (13.6)
    Hospice 361 (7.5) 18 (2.7) 40 (6.4) 44 (8.2) 66 (8.6) 193 (8.7)
Disease sub-type (hospital deaths) 1
    Myeloma 572 (18.0) 77 (13.0) 85 (19.1) 40 (12.1) 98 (19.8) 272 (20.6)
    Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma 535 (16.8) 182 (30.7) 98 (22.0) 65 (19.6) 79 (16.0) 111 (8.4)
    Myelodysplastic syndrome 422 (13.2) 27 (4.5) 55 (12.3) 68 (20.5) 85 (17.2) 187 (14.2)
    Acute myeloid leukaemia 413 (13.0) 151 (25.5) 82 (18.4) 51 (15.3) 48 (9.7) 81 (6.1)
    Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia 276 (8.7) 29 (4.9) 14 (3.1) 19 (5.7) 35 (7.1) 179 (13.6)
    Myeloproliferative neoplasms 161 (5.1) 15 (2.5) 8 (1.8) 10 (3.0) 18 (3.6) 110 (8.3)
    Hodgkin lymphoma 94 (2.9) 16 (2.7) 20 (4.5) 14 (4.2) 14 (2.8) 30 (2.3)
    Follicular lymphoma 91 (2.8) 7 (1.2) 7 (1.6) 2 (0.6) 16 (3.2) 59 (4.5)
    Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia 53 (1.7) 8 (1.3) 10 (2.2) 3 (0.9) 14 (2.8) 18 (1.4)
    Others 566 (17.8) 81 (13.7) 67 (15.0) 60 (18.1) 87 (17.6) 271 (20.6)
  1. 1Ordered by absolute number of hospital deaths.