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Table 1 Palliative Care Patient Characteristics by Gender: 1992/93–1995/96

From: The uses of provincial administrative health databases for research on palliative care: Insights from British Columbia, Canada

  1992/93 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96
  M (n = 42) F (n = 32) M (n = 212) F (n = 178) M (n = 225) F (n = 194) M (n = 207) F (n = 216)
Age (%)         
50–59 9.6 3.1 13.2 9.5 6.7 13.9 10.1 6.5
60–69 21.4 18.8 21.7 32.0 25.7 25.8 23.7 21.7
70–79 47.6 46.9 39.7 34.3 42.7 39.1 38.7 39.4
80+ 21.4 31.2 25.4 24.2 24.9 21.2 27.5 32.4
Median income 53377 41923 47682 46997 47272 48753 47238 47272
Palliative Care Patient Characteristics by Gender: 1996/97–1998/99
  1996/97 1997/98 1998/99   
  M (n = 209) F (n = 189) M (n = 245) M (n = 209) F (n = 189) F (n = 194)   
Age (%)         
50–59 8.6 9.4 6.6 8.6 9.4 13.9   
60–69 27.2 14.9 14.6 27.2 14.9 25.8   
70–79 39.2 45.5 40.4 39.2 45.5 39.1   
80+ 25.0 30.2 38.4 25.0 30.2 21.2   
Median income 46757 45896 49984 46757 45896 48753