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Table 2 Patient Demographics (n = 62)

From: Evaluation of a pilot of nurse practitioner led, GP supported rural palliative care provision

Female 33 (53 %)
Age
 Mean (SD) (years) 74.0 (12.3)
 Median (Range) (years) 75.6 (40–97)
Recorded primary disease
 Cancer 21 (34 %)
 Respiratory disease 5 (8 %)
 Heart/vascular 4 (6 %)
 Kidney disease 4 (6 %)
 Frailty 3 (5 %)
 Neurological disease 3 (5 %)
 Liver disease 1 (2 %)
 Dementia 0 (0 %)
 No primary cause recorded 21 (43 %)