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Table 1 Demographic information for patients who have palliative care needs according to GSF criteria (n = 208)

From: What is the extent of potentially avoidable admissions amongst hospital inpatients with palliative care needs?

Sex Male 97 (46.6%)
  Female 111 (53.4%)
Age Median 77 years
Age Range 20-103 years
Partnership status Married 77 (37.0%)
Single/Divorced 38 (18.2%)
Widowed 67 (32.2%)
[No data in notes] 26 (12.5%)
Living arrangements Lives alone 78 (37.5%)
Co-habits 97 (46.6%)
Nursing home or residential care 19 (9.1%)
  [No data in notes] 14 (6.7%)