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Table 3 ‘Life’ priorities at the end-of-life

From: Public preferences and priorities for end-of-life care in Kenya: a population-based street survey

  Mean scores Sum scores 1st place N (%) 2nd place N (%) 3rd place N (%) 4th place N (%)
Keeping a positive attitude 2.17 434 103 (51.5%) 46 (23.0%) 33 (16.5%) 18 (9.0%)
Making sure relatives and friends are not worried or distressed 1.46 291 41 (20.6%) 67 (33.7%) 34 (17.1%) 57 (28.6%)
Having pain and discomfort relieved 1.22 242 33 (16.6%) 40 (20.1%) 63 (31.7%) 63 (31.7%)
Having practical matters resolved 1.14 227 22 (10.9%) 47 (23.4%) 67 (33.7%) 63 (31.7%)
  1. Footnote: A score of zero was given if considered least important, up to a score of three if considered most important.