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Table 3 Visit profiles

From: Volunteer navigation partnerships: Piloting a compassionate community approach to early palliative care

Variable Results
Total Participant (n = 18) Visits Total Visits Reported: n = 252
Breakdown by provider:
 Nurse Navigator: n = 59 visits
 Volunteer Navigators: n = 176 visits
 Combined Nurse and Volunteer Navigator: n = 17 visits
Days between visits Mean: 17.88 SD:13.62
Number of visits received by individual participants Range: 5–26
Mode: 17
Length of visits In person: Range: 10–210 min Mean (SD): 86.24 min (39.45)
By phone: Range 10–50 min Mean (SD): 20.23 min (11.28)
Declined visits N = 46
Reasons: Feeling unwell (n = 20); social/family obligations (n = 11); healthcare scheduling conflicts (n = 8); forgot visit (n = 3); other/unclear (n = 4)
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