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Table 1 Overview of J-HOPE study

From: The Japan hospice and palliative evaluation study 4: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey

  J-HOPE1 J-HOPE2 J-HOPE3
Date May–August 2007 October 2010–April 2011 May–July 2014
Participating institution 56 designated cancer centers, 100 PCUs, 14 home hospices 20 acute hospitals, 103 PCUs, 15 home hospices 20 acute hospitals, 133 PCUs, 22 home hospices
Participants 8398 completed questionnaires for analysis: 2794 responses for designated cancer centers 5312 for PCUs
292 for home hospices
7797 completed questionnaires for analysis: 1279 responses for acute hospitals
5820 for PCUs
698 for home hospices
9126 completed questionnaires for analysis: 814 responses for acute hospitals
7294 for PCUs 1018 for home hospices
Design Cross-sectional, anonymous, self-report questionnaire survey
Main outcome measurements Care Evaluation Scale-Short Version
Good Death Inventory-Short Version
Overall Care Satisfaction
Caregiving Consequence Inventory
Care Evaluation Scale-Short Version
Good Death Inventory
Overall Care Satisfaction
Care Evaluation Scale-Short Version
Good Death Inventory-Short Version
Overall Care Satisfaction
Patient Health Questionnaire 9 Brief Grief Questionnaire