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Table 4 Demographics

From: Palliative care for cancer patients in a primary health care setting: Bereaved relatives' experience, a qualitative group interview study

Deceased cancer patients: (14 patients (100%)) Sex Women 7 patients (50%)
   Men 7 patients (50%)
  Age at time of death, median (range)   64.5 years (44; 83)
  Patients in contact with a specialist palliative care team   11 patients (79%)
Place of death: Home   7 patients (50%)
(14 patients (100%)) Hospital   3 patients (21%)
  Hospice   2 patients (14%)
  Short-term nursing home   2 patients (14%)
Time from patient's death to interview with relative, median (range)    6 months (1; 16)
Relatives interviewed (14 informants (100%)) Sex Women 11 informants (79%)
   Men 3 informants (21%)
  Family relationship to patient Spouse 8 informants (57%)
   Child 4 informants (29%)
   Sibling 2 informants (14%)
  Age at interview, median (range)   52 years (40; 75)
  Place of residence Urban 3 informants (21%)
   Semi-urban 5 informants (36%)
   Rural 6 informants (43%)