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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients N = 48

From: Reasons for transferral to emergency departments of terminally ill patients - a French descriptive and retrospective study

Characteristics   Number Percentage
Sex Male 29 60
Female 19 40
Age 0–44 4 8
45–59 7 15
60–74 15 31
75–90 20 42
>90 2 4
Main Diagnosis Cancer 39 82
Neurodegenerativ Diseases 5 10
Organ Failure 4 8
Advanced Directive Yes 0 0
No 52 100